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Date 2014-08-23.13:03:01
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Although it would be nice if the behavior were normalized between positional and optional args, it seems like doc patch would be the most straight-forward at this point. The down-side is that I suspect many people will assume the behavior for optional args, have it fail, and then consults the docs to see what happened.

I would suggest making the note pretty obvious or early on in the docs for argparse.
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