[Python-Dev] Pronouncement on PEP 389: argparse?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 21:21:05 CET 2009

Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Michael Foord <fuzzyman <at> voidspace.org.uk> writes:
>> I also use -v for verbose in a few scripts (including options to 
>> unittest when run with python -m). I've seen -V as a common abbreviation 
>> for --version (I've just used this with Mono for example).
> +1 for letting -v mean "--verbose". This is a really common wish.

Agreed, all my scripts do that. -V is the short form I expect for --version.


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