[Python-Dev] Adopting Optik

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 13 Nov 2002 16:36:24 -0500

> > the guideline becomes "use short,
> > lower-case module names".
> A short lower-case name would be good, but i worry that "options" is
> too generic a word.  There are all sorts of options it might mean.
> Could we find a name that has something to do with commands or the
> command line, like "cmdline" or "cmdopts"?

This has been mentioned before and I'm sort of in agreement,
especially since I've heard from several people already who have
their own module options.py.

How about optlib?  It's short, un-cute, and follows the *lib pattern
used all over the Python stdlib.

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