[Tutor] Arguments from the command line
steve-REMOVE-THIS at cybersource.com.au
Thu Sep 9 06:58:02 CEST 2010
On Thu, 09 Sep 2010 12:38:04 +1200, 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
What mainline routine?
> I always felt it was more useful to have command arguments directly
> accessible as globals, rather than having to pass them from the
That's why we have namespaces. If you need the command line arguments,
you just import sys and you have access to them.
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