ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Mar 2007, Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> 
>> ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
>>>
>>> i think it was jim freeze that realased a gem for quickly building 
>>> commandline
>>> applications, does anyone remember where it's gone too?  i only found 
>>> a dead
>>> project on rubyforge...
>>>
>>> thanks.
>>>
>>> -a
>>
>> This seems to have a downloadable gem:
>>
>> http://rubyforge.org/projects/optionparser/
>>
>> I've got that gem installed and the docs suggest that it includes the 
>> commandline app framework, but I haven't used it. The file 
>> commandline/application.rb is included, so that looks promising.
> 
> thanks a bunch joel - that's great!
> 
> so - have rolled your own framework just like the rest of us?  ;-)

Nah, not me. I'd consider using this or highline (do they even solve the 
same problem?).

Do you have plans to do a comparison and post the results?

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