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Author bethard
Recipients bethard, v+python
Date 2012-03-06.09:34:25
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This behavior is intentional - positional arguments must be sequential, not broken up with optional (flag) arguments between. So this is a documentation bug.

Allowing positional arguments to be broken up with optional (flag) arguments between them would be a new feature. It would also break many current parsers, so it couldn't be turned on by default. A new constructor parameter or method or something would have to be added to ArgumentParser. Patches welcome.
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