[arch-general] Python 3 Rationale?
maxc at me.com
Tue Oct 19 21:58:08 EDT 2010
> I failed to find a reference, but I seem to remember the Python team deciding at some point that they intended to keep the name "python" for the Python 2.X binaries perpetually, and require Python 3.X to be invoked as "python3". Arch might be alone in making this change, and inconsistent with other Python distributions.
> EDIT: I can't find a conclusive decision but here is one discussion on the subject: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-3000/2008-February/0...
There is any interesting conversation taking place over at Hacker News: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1808840
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