[getopt-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] Adopting Optik

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2002 14:03:39 -0500

On Thu, Nov 14, 2002, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> In the choice between optlib and argvparse, argvparse wins by a
> landslide.  But I came up with a better one: optparse!  This addresses
> the argument by several Davids that argv is obscure to newbies.  I
> think it doesn't sound like optimization like optlib does.
> optparse also seems to be what Ruby uses (it even has an OptionParser
> class :-), and I found an optparse.tcl on the net too.

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