ISO exemplary Python scripts

Tim Roberts timr at
Sat May 9 00:36:35 EDT 2009

kj <socyl at> wrote:
>I'm learning python, for the umpteenth time.  This time I decided
>to start out by writing Python scripts for everyday tasks.  Most
>of these scripts are meant to be used only once or twice, but a
>few of them have become useful enough that I'd like to make them
>a little bit more solid...
>I'd like to learn from well-written Python scripts, with well-structured
>options parsing, good error and help messages, clear organization,
>Can someone point me to good examples of Python scripts?

The standard library that was installed with your interpreter is one of the
best repositories.  It contains hundreds of working, well-tested scripts,
most of which have the ability to run by themselves.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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