Author eli.bendersky
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Date 2013-09-04.13:17:59
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Yes, it seems like an oversight to me. Printing --version to stdout is more customary (Python itself does it, and most other tools do too).

A question comes up about backwards compatibility. I would definitely not change it in 2.x - it's just not worth it. As for 3.x, should this go into 3.3 too or just 3.4?
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