Sorry not to respond earlier, but this is the first time I've seen
this thread. For some reason (probably excessive bounces), I was
unsubscribed from optik-users back in August. I'm reading through
I just checked optik-checkins, and only I am subscribed there. Greg,
you may have been unsubscribed; you may want to add yourself back.
[Eric O. Angell]
> What is the intended purpose of option groups?
> David Goodger could give the canonical answer, since he wrote that
> feature (for Docutils). But as I understand it, option groups are
> purely for documentation purposes -- grouping related options
> together, indented under a common heading, makes long help output
> easier to read.
Correct, option groups are for documentation purposes only. Rather
than a CVS-like subcommand structure, Docutils has several tiny
front-ends that assemble applications from parts. The applications
construct their option parsers from option group data stored in each
David Goodger <http://python.net/~goodger>
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