PEP proposal optparse

James Mills prologic at
Fri Sep 19 02:36:23 CEST 2008

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 9:02 PM, James Nicolson <jlnicolson at> wrote:
> Perhaps it is better to keep descriptions short and store longer
> descriptions elsewhere, but there are many programs that have long
> descriptions, for example try: ls --help (at least on my machine a lot
> of these descriptions are quite long).

The longer (program) description is generally
provided by the Usage help string. This
(in my tools) is generally a long-ish docstring
describing the tool, and it's usage.


-- "Problems are solved by method"

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