Python noob SOS (any [former?] Perlheads out there?)

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at
Tue Jan 29 18:05:59 CET 2008

kj a écrit :
> For many months now I've been trying to learn Python, but I guess
> I'm too old a dog trying to learn new tricks...  For better or
> worse, I'm so used to Perl when it comes to scripting, that I'm
> just having a very hard time getting a hang of "The Python Way."
> I'd written a Perl module to facilitate the writing of scripts.
> It contained all my boilerplate code for parsing and validating
> command-line options, generating of accessor functions for these
> options, printing of the help message and of the full documentation,
> testing, etc.
> Of course, for Python now I don't have any of this, so I must write
> it all from scratch,

Hem... What about the optparse module ? (nb: it's in the standard lib).

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