[Python-Dev] Adopting Optik

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 13 Nov 2002 12:34:13 -0500

> I beg to differ.  In 
>      http://mail.python.org/pipermail/getopt-sig/2002-May/000204.html
> Greg wrote:
>     '''I strongly prefer OptionParser, because that's the main class; it's the
>        one that's always used (ie. directly instantiated).  There are always
>        instances of Option, OptionValues, and the various exception classes
>        floating around -- but most Optik applications don't have to import
>        those names directly.'''

Too bad.  Greg also said he preferred short lowercase module names.

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