Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng wrote:

>On Fri, 2 Aug 2002, Berger, Daniel wrote:
>
>>As it stands now, GetoptLong acts like a cousin of Hash, rather than a
>>child.  Looks like a Hash, smells like a Hash but...it's not a Hash.  This
>>only leads to confusion, IMHO.  Besides, it already sounds like more than
>>    
>>
>Doesn't it need to be an ordered hash, for the case where successive
>options override earlier ones?
>
>>Regards,
>>
>>Dan
>>
>        Hugh
>
Sounds like a tree is what you are really after.  Or a hash that has 
lists as members.

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