[Python-ideas] cli tool to print value, similar to pydoc

Daniel Bradburn moagstar at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 03:30:26 EDT 2019

Could it be q <https://pypi.org/project/q/> that you are thinking about?

Op ma 8 apr. 2019 om 09:10 schreef Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, 7 Apr 2019 at 12:44, Thomas Gläßle <t_glaessle at gmx.de> wrote:
> > There is already a tool like this on PyPI [1] (sadly py2 only atm), but
> > if you agree that this is a common pattern, I believe it would be a lot
> > more useful to have it in the stdlib.
> There's another tool on PyPI, I think, that does all you mention and
> more. I can't recall its name now (it's short, one letter or two,
> which makes for easy command line use, but sucks for searching :-()
> but as a data point I thought it was a really cool idea, but in
> practice I never used it and no loner install it when I use Python. So
> I don't know that it's a sufficiently useful idea in practice to be
> worth going in the stdlib.
> But if you can find that project again, and it has a reasonable number
> of users, it may be that I'm wrong in my assessment.
> Paul
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