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Author paul.j3
Recipients paul.j3, py.user
Date 2015-06-18.02:35:42
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None of the `append` actions makes sense with positionals.  The name (and hence the 'dest') must be unique.  And positionals can't be repeated.

There are other ways to put a pair of values in the Namespace.  For example, after parsing

    args.x = [42, 43]

or before

    ns = argparse.Namespace(x=[42,43])

or the `const` (or better the default) could be `[42, 43]`.

Plain `append` might let you put `[42,43]` in the dest via the default, and then append further values to that list (from the user).  I'd have to test that.

It might be instructive to look at the `` file, and search for test cases that use `append` or `const`.
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