[Twisted-Python] usage.Options

Moshe Zadka twisted at moshez.org
Fri Oct 4 08:24:28 EDT 2002

On Fri, 04 Oct 2002, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:

> Some convenience mechanism might, but this one's broken.  If you want to come
> up with one, remember that:
>     * order matters (opt_ methods may require being run in order)
>     * you can pass sub-commands
>     * there are boolean options as well as keyword args
>     * it would probably be nice to be able to use single-letter options too

The only convenience mechanism I can imagine which would actually satisfy
all your criteria is a function which takes *args:

.updateOptionsArgs("--foo", "bar", "-r", "baz")
which is just a tiny bit better than to have to wrap it with [] as
warner was doing.

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