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Date 2021-04-07.16:24:24
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An overlapping issue

https://bugs.python.org/issue18943
argparse: default args in mutually exclusive groups

That issue shows that this problem arises with small integers as well (<257), which in cpython have unique ids. It's an implementation detail, pypy for example does not have this issue.

The whole purpose of this extra default testing is to allow '?/*' positionals in mutually_exclusive_groups.

The patch I proposed in 2013 is basically the same thing, except I called the new flag variable 'using_default'.

We should review the discussion in that issue to see if it raises any additional issues or concerns.
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