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

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 23:23:12 CEST 2009

Brett Cannon <brett <at> python.org> writes:

> I am reluctant to jump on these argument parsing decorators until they
> have existed outside the standard library for a while and have settled
> down as I suspect some people want to use annotations to do type
> conversion/checking, others don't, etc.

I agree - it's just an approach which shows some promise and is worth exploring.
I'm not suggesting jumping in with both feet. But it does show about getopt that
perhaps there's life in the old dog yet ;-)


Vinay Sajip

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