[Python-Dev] some notes from the first part of the lang summit

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sun Feb 21 15:29:43 CET 2010

2010/2/21  <skip at pobox.com>:
>    Guido> Maybe the best thing is to make optparse *silently* deprecated,
>    Guido> with a big hint at the top of its documentation telling new users
>    Guido> to use argparse instead, but otherwise leaving it in indefinitely
>    Guido> for the benefit of the many existing users.
> Would a 2to3 fixer be possible?

I don't think so. There would be subtle semantic difference 2to3
couldn't detect.


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