"python" should always be the same as "python2".
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Steven D'Aprano firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:41:58AM -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
On Sep 19, 2014, at 10:23 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:
My biggest problem with ``python3``, is what happens after 3.9.
FWIW, 3.9 by my rough calculation is 7 years away.
That makes it 2021, one year after Python 2.7 free support ends, but two years before Red Hat commercial support for it ends.
I seem to recall Guido saying that *if* there's a 4.0, it won't be a
break like Python 3, whatever that says about the numbering scheme after
Is 7 years enough to eradicate Python 2 the way we did for Python 1?
maybe Python 4 can reclaim /usr/bin/python.
I expect not quite. Perhaps 10 years though.
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