[docs] [issue14034] Add argparse howto

Tshepang Lekhonkhobe report at bugs.python.org
Mon Mar 19 09:34:42 CET 2012


Tshepang Lekhonkhobe <tshepang at gmail.com> added the comment:

> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> added the comment:
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> A couple of thoughts on the draft HOWTO:
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> I like the "verbosity" example, but I'd also like to see it continue on into introducing the "action='count'" alternative that allows "-vv" to set the verbosity level to 2, etc.

I wonder if this usage is common enough to get an entry in this
introductory text.

> I also find the idea of having higher verbosity levels that aren't supersets of lower verbosity levels to be an anti-pattern, so I'd prefer not to see it in an official HOWTO. To my mind, verbosity levels should be checked with ">=", never "==".

I don't really understand this paragraph. Do you have an example to
compare with any of the examples in the attached patch?

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