[docs] argparse with many choices can generate absurdly long usage message (issue 16418)

ezio.melotti at gmail.com ezio.melotti at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 19:05:22 CET 2012

On 2012/11/17 18:49:14, cjerdonek wrote:
> http://bugs.python.org/review/16418/diff/6550/Doc/library/argparse.rst
> File Doc/library/argparse.rst (right):
> Doc/library/argparse.rst:1025: values.  These can be handled by
passing a
> container object as the ``choices``
> On 2012/11/17 18:38:56, ezio.melotti wrote:
> > Not your fault, but this should be *choices*.
> I noticed and thought about this when creating the patch.  All of the
> surrounding documentation uses the `` formatting.  For example,
> occurs that way four times in that section, and similarly for the
> of the other keyword arguments.  So it was for consistency.

OK, maybe they should be fixed in a separate commit.


More information about the docs mailing list