[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 13 Apr 2002 06:47:13 -0400

> >>>>> "SM" == Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:
>     SM> How about "optionparser" or "optionlib"?
> I really think we should expose Optik's main parser class through
> getopt, which we'd make into a package.  I didn't see any response to
> my previous suggestion, does everybody else hate it? ;)

To the contrary.  Only problem is how to prevent loading all of optik
when one imports getopt.getopt (and getopt.error).

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)