[Python-Dev] Long options support
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Jun 14 11:23:47 CEST 2006
Georg Brandl wrote:
> I've just closed a bug report wishing for long option support,
> pointing to a patch sitting in the patch tracker implementing
> Should we accept at least the very common options "--help" and
> "--version" in 2.5?
Guido pronounced on this in May:
"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On 5/4/06, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> > I'm +1 on adding --help and --version, +1 on adding -? and /? for windows only,
> > -0=slightly sceptical if adding a generic long option machinery is worth it, and -1
> > on a guessing machinery.
> I fully support Fredrik's position on this issue.
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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