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

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 17:35:26 CEST 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> I am going to state upfront that I am +1 for this and I encouraged
> Steven to submit this PEP on the stdlib-SIG. I still remember watching
> Steven's lightning talk at PyCon 2009 on argparse and being impressed
> by it (along with the rest of the audience which was obviously
> impressed as well).
> I think argprase is a good improvement over what we have now (getopt
> and optparse), it's stable, considered best-of-breed by the community
> for a while (as shown as how many times argparse has been suggestion
> for inclusion), and Steven is already a core committer so is already
> set to maintain the code. That covers the usual checklist we have for
> even looking at a PEP to add a module to the standard library.

+1 to what brett said.


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