[arch-general] Python 3 Rationale?

Mithrandir mithrandiragain at lavabit.com
Wed Oct 20 00:31:17 EDT 2010

Max Countryman <maxc <at> me.com> writes:

> > 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:

Ha ha! We posted at virtually the same time! (Or not...) :D

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