> -----Original Message-----
> From: ara.t.howard / noaa.gov [mailto:ara.t.howard / noaa.gov] 
> Sent: Friday, February 17, 2006 12:25 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: getoptlong, getopt, parseopt, which one to use 
> for command linetool?
> 
> 
> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006, Charlie Bowman wrote:
> 
> > There seems to be several options out there.  Which one 
> should be used 
> > when creating command line tools?
> 
> it keeps things exciting to mix them up in unpredictable ways 
> - preferably in obfusicated code.
> 
> ;-)
> 
> seriously - use getoptlong for simple stuff and optparse if 
> your needs are more elaborate.

Use getopt for simple stuff or commandline if your needs are more
elaborate.

:-D

Dan