[Python-Dev] PEP 389: argparse - new command line parsing module

Floris Bruynooghe floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 10:38:20 CEST 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 06:59:45AM +0300, Yuvgoog Greenle wrote:
> -1 for deprecating getopt. getopt is super-simple and especially useful for
> c programmers learning python.
> +1 for argparse.+1 for eventual deprecation of optparse - optparse and
> argparse have a very similar syntax and having both is just
> confusing. tsboapooowtdi

+1 on all of this :-)

It would be a shame to see getopt go but optparse -> argparse seems


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