[getopt-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] Adopting Optik
Wed, 13 Nov 2002 18:45:53 +0100
[Guido van Rossum Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 12:34:13PM -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.
But 'options' is not as descriptive as 'OptionParser'.
To me it compares to 'urlparse'. We don't say 'import url'.