[Python-Dev] Downloads page: Which version of Python should be listed first?

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 02:31:13 CET 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
>> """If you don't know which version to use, start with Python 2.7; more
>> existing third party software is compatible with Python 2 than Python
>> 3 right now."""
>> Firstly, is this still true? (I wouldn't have a clue.)
> Nope:
> http://py3ksupport.appspot.com/
> http://python3wos.appspot.com/ (plone and zope skew the results)

Until those numbers hit 100%, or until projects start dropping support
for Python 2.x, the statement would still be true.

-- Devin

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