[Python-Dev] Fwd: Python 2.x and 3.x usage survey

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 13:13:53 CET 2013

On 31 December 2013 20:04, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 08:16:33AM +0100, Lennart Regebro wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 6:31 AM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So far the results are looking good for 3.x.
>> Python-dev probably is a bit special.
> Why? Most Python-Dev people have day jobs, and the version of Python
> that they use in their day job is subject to exactly the same outside
> pressures as everyone else ("RedHat ships with Python 2.6, so that's the
> version we're using").

Or moreso in some cases *cough* ;)


P.S. We're actively working on eliminating that particular rationale.
While some of the key elements have already been released, there's
still more work to be done :)

Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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