Author tshepang
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Date 2012-03-19.14:42:00
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> Nick Coghlan <> added the comment:
> Rather than "is recommended by at least one core CPython developer" I'd say "matches the way the CPython executable handles its own verbosity argument" (check the output of "python --help")


> Also, a better fix for the non-orderable types problem is to use "default=0" when defining the verbosity arg rather than changing the test in the code.


> Finally, the "not a superset" problem that I have with the way the running example uses its verbosity argument is that it uses it to *change* the message that gets displayed, instead of using it to *display more messages* at higher verbosity levels.
> >From that point of view, more idiomatic usage might look something like:
>    if verbosity >= 2:
>        print("Running {!r}".format(self.__file__)
>    if verbosity >= 1:
>        print("Calculating {}^2".format(args.square)
>    print(answer)

Yeah, I clearly didn't understand what you meant by 'superset'. I've
added one example similar to the above.

These were good suggestions. I've attached the patch.
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