On 2/18/2013 2:40 AM, anatoly techtonik wrote:
Is it interesting to know if people expect -h to work as a --help equivalent by default?
Given that it already does for python itself " -? -h --help
Print a short description of all command line options. " and at least some of its modules with a command line interface, I am not sure what you are getting at.
If some python module is deficient, report it on the tracker. If you think the opt/argparse docs should say more than they do, make a suggestion here, but be prepared to accept a decision to not add anything, on the basis that it is mostly our policy to not tell people how to use Python. (PEP 8 is a style guide for the stdlib, and for other stuff only as people decide to use it.)
As it directly affects best practices of using Python in command line, can we run such poll on python.org http://python.org? I thought that this stuff is obvious, but it appears that it is not,
I have no idea what you are referring to, but if some other software is deficient, take it up with the authors.