[Python-Dev] argparse ugliness

Xavier Morel python-dev at masklinn.net
Sat Mar 6 18:26:00 CET 2010

I don't believe argparse's action specification scheme is bad either, but

On 6 Mar 2010, at 13:50 , Nick Coghlan wrote:
> you wouldn't get the static name checking that is
> the primary benefit of using named constants in less dynamic languages.

There are quite a few tools which do handle static checking of that kind
of stuff, so while Python itself doesn't provide it (as a builtin) it's
not like you can't get it some other way.

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