Arg decoding with a template?

Skip Montanaro skip at
Wed Aug 1 17:25:06 CEST 2001

    Hans-J> I would have written a parser for this under Unix, but I prefer
    Hans-J> to have a consistent interface, which means basically getopt()
    Hans-J> (though I did write my own C getopt()).

Ok, I'll bite.  Why write your own C getopt?  There are several floating
around, and there's the standard module delivered with Python.  Option
parsing hardly seems like performance-cricial code.

Skip Montanaro (skip at

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