Enchancement suggestion for argparse: intuit type from default

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Mar 15 02:22:13 CET 2012


Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:

> I'll admit I hadn't considered that, but I don't see it as a major
> problem. The type intuition could be designed to only work for types
> other than NoneType.

−1, then. It's growing too many special cases, and is no longer simple
to describe, so that indicates it's probably a bad idea.

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