[Tutor] Arguments from the command line

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 05:23:46 CEST 2010

On 9/8/10 7:38 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> In message<mailman.501.1283789339.29448.python-list at python.org>, Hugo Arts
> wrote:
>> sys.argv is a list of all arguments from the command line ...
> Interesting that Python didn’t bother to mimic the underlying POSIX
> convention of passing the command line as arguments to the mainline routine.

There *is* no mainline routine in Python.

Robert Kern

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