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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-20 10:50:24

> >>> First and foremost I would like to remind everybody that we
> already have
> >>> one library intended to cover this problem domain (completely
> unacceptable
> >>> IMO - but that's another story). This library not only do not
> address issues
> >>> of existent solution it's not even comparatively close feature
> wise. ...
> >>
> >>
> >> Which existing library?
> >
> >
> >
> > ? program options
> It is true that there is a small overlap with program-options, but the
> rest of the library (the majority of the library) doesn't have anything
> to do with Program Options AFAICT.

What is the basis for your opinion? IMO it's 1:1 correspondence.
Could you do feature by feature comparison?

> Also, but that needs to be confirmed, my impression was that
> for small jobs, Marcin's approach would be easier to apply, whereas
> Program Options is when you really need through solution.

It's matter of opinion. I agree PO could've been done much better. From
usability standpoint also.


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