Best method for a menu in a command line program?

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Nov 4 12:33:00 CET 2010


Arnaud Delobelle <arnodel at gmail.com> writes:

> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> [...]
> >     commands = {
> >         'q': (lambda: quit()),
> >         'c': (lambda: prompt_and_convert_temperature(
> >                 ["Celsius", "Fahrenheit"], celsius_to_fahrenheit)),
> >         'f': (lambda: prompt_and_convert_temperature(
> >                 ["Fahrenheit", "Celsius"], fahrenheit_to_celsius)),
>
>           None: print_commands,

This would be counter to the problem as stated by the OP. The program
originally described loops *only* if no other command is specified;
yours doesn't distinguish.

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