[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 23:14:26 -0400

Barry A. Warsaw writes:
 > Yes.  Move getopt.py to getopt/_getopt.py and put this in
 > getopt/__init__.py:

Actually, I'd call getopt.py getopt/classic.py, but that's just me.  ;)

 > # For backwards compatibility
 > from _getopt import getopt, error, GetoptError
 > # For convenience
 > from OptionParser import OptionParser
 > so some such similar incantation (I don't remember off-hand whether
 > the module names should be fully-qualified or not).

Either should be fine, but we've been recommending full package names
for general use, so I think using that would be good form.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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