Author eric.araujo
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Date 2010-12-16.01:21:11
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New wording:

 When known to the interpreter, the script name and additional arguments
 thereafter are passed to the script in the variable ``sys.argv``, which is a
-list of strings.  Its length is at least one; when no script and no arguments
+list of strings.  You have to execute ``import sys`` before you can use that
+list.  Its length is at least one; when no script and no arguments
 are given, ``sys.argv[0]`` is an empty string.  When the script name is given as
 ``'-'`` (meaning  standard input), ``sys.argv[0]`` is set to ``'-'``.  When
 :option:`-c` *command* is used, ``sys.argv[0]`` is set to ``'-c'``.  When
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2010-12-16 01:21:13eric.araujosetrecipients: + eric.araujo, orsenthil, ezio.melotti, docs@python
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2010-12-16 01:21:11eric.araujolinkissue10559 messages
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