[IPython-dev] iPython 3 vs Jupyter etc

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 16:42:56 EST 2015

On 6 February 2015 at 12:38, John Omernik <john at omernik.com> wrote:

> I am still running Python 2.7 as my shell, and for analytics,
> it's where I am comfortable. for Jupyterhub, it requires iPython 3.0
> and Python 3.  Is that requirement only to run the hub itself, or will
> I need to run all my iPython kernals as python 3 as well?

It's only for the hub - you can still run kernels and the notebook server
itself using Python 2.

At some point, we might make the notebook server require Python 3, but even
then, you will be able to run Python 2 kernels inside it. And we haven't
decided if/when we're doing that, anyway.

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