<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><br><div dir="ltr">On Oct 12, 2018, at 7:03 PM, Martin Panter <<a href="mailto:vadmium+py@gmail.com">vadmium+py@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div dir="ltr"><span>On 12/10/2018, Eric V. Smith <<a href="mailto:eric@trueblade.com">eric@trueblade.com</a>> wrote:</span><br><blockquote type="cite"><span>On 10/12/2018 5:17 AM, Tal Einat wrote:</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>  The latest stable releases can always be found on the `Python download page</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>-<<a href="https://www.python.org/downloads/">https://www.python.org/downloads/</a>>`_.  There are two recommended production-ready</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>-versions at this point in time, because at the moment there are two branches of</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>-stable releases: 2.x and 3.x.  Python 3.x may be less useful than 2.x, since</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>-currently there is more third party software available for Python 2 than for</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>-Python 3.  Python 2 code will generally not run unchanged in Python 3.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+<<a href="https://www.python.org/downloads/">https://www.python.org/downloads/</a>>`_.  There are two production-ready version</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+of Python: 2.x and 3.x, but the recommended one at this times is Python 3.x.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>This should be "time", not "times". I'd fix it, but I'm unsure if this</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>is being backported or not, and I don't want to mess up any merges</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>before they're done.</span><br></blockquote><span></span><br><span>Or just remove “at this time[s]”; it doesn’t add much.</span><br><span></span><br><span>Also, “two . . . version” should be changed back to plural: “two . . .</span><br><span>versions”.</span><br></div></blockquote><div><br></div>See <a href="https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/9821/files">https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/9821</a> for some updates. <div><br></div><div>Eric </div><div><br><div><blockquote type="cite"><div dir="ltr"><span></span><br><blockquote type="cite"><span>I do think this should backported to 3.7, 3.6, and 2.7.</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+Although Python 2.x is still widely used, `it will not be</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+maintained after January 1, 2020</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span><<a href="https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/">https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0373/</a>>`_.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+Python 2.x was known for having more third-party libraries available,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>however,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+by the time of this writing, most of the widely used libraries support</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Python 3.x,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>Should probably be "at the time of this writing".</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>+and some are even dropping the Python 2.x support.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>And this would read better as "are even dropping support for Python 2.x".</span><br></blockquote><span>_______________________________________________</span><br><span>Python-Dev mailing list</span><br><span><a href="mailto:Python-Dev@python.org">Python-Dev@python.org</a></span><br><span><a href="https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev">https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-dev</a></span><br><span>Unsubscribe: <a href="https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-dev/eric%2Ba-python-dev%40trueblade.com">https://mail.python.org/mail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