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Re: cmdline.ss library in PLT

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On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Robert Bruce Findler wrote:

> > 1. Cmdline seems to have a mandatory builtin help system. In args-fold, a
> > help option in handled by the programmer like any other option.
> yes, we found that making the --help option a built-in saves a lot on
> mantainence. It's much harder to forget to update the help docs in
> their current form.

It sounds convenient. Hopefully srfi-37 can be used underneath by people
who want to create a nice macro or procedure capturing their own help

Since an automatic help system wasn't part of my goals for args-fold, I
think I'll leave this point at that.

 -Anthony Carrico