On 6/4/05, Aredridel <aredridel / nbtsc.org> wrote:
> >   Masahiro Tomita claimed that ruby should not warn when loading
> >   getopts, with $VERBOSE=false.  Matz agreed with him.  In addition,
> >   WATANABE Hirofumi said that optparse.rb is too diffucult to use,
> >   he recommended to bandle ropt instead.  For details of ropt, refer
> >   RAA:
> >
> >     http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/ropt/
> 


ropt looks more like what I'm used to in the unix world; I think
regardless of the bundling status, I'll be using it for my apps. 
Thanks for bringing this to my attention!


> My first thought is that the optparse API is much nicer -- it could be
> simplified slightly without losing anything, but ropt looks more
> difficult, even if it is more succinct.

So much for your minimalist nature, eh Aredridel?  ;-)  (Referring to
your quip last night on IRC re: vi/emacs...)  <wink>