[Python-Dev] argparse ugliness

Brian Curtin brian.curtin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 20:15:58 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 12:51, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I generally enjoy argparse, but one thing I find rather
> ugly and unpythonic.
>    parser.add_argument ('--plot', action='store_true')
> Specifying the argument 'action' as a string is IMO ugly.

What else would you propose?
FWIW, this is the same in optparse.
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