Optparse buggy?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Fri Sep 2 04:16:13 CEST 2011


In article <mailman.666.1314913951.27778.python-list at python.org>,
 Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:

> Do note "The optparse module is deprecated and will not be developed 
> further; development will continue with the argparse module."

One of the unfortunate things about optparse and argparse is the names.  
I can never remember which is the new one and which is the old one.  It 
would have been a lot simpler if the new one had been named optparse2 
(in the style of unittest2 and urllib2).



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