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'getargs' is a Python module that implements a command line parser that Python scripts can use to parse their command line arguments in sys.argv. It is designed as a more powerful and flexible alternative to 'getopt'. 'getargs' supports all features provided by getopt. It also allows a command line option to take an arbitrary number of arguments, permits switches (options without arguments) and options with arguments to be interleaved on the command line, and allows the developer specify the maximum and minimum number of arguments an option can take.


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GPLv2Janet Casey13 January 2004

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 July 2004.


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