[Python-ideas] docs.python.org

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Sat Oct 27 00:58:53 CEST 2012

On 10/26/2012 6:22 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> On Oct 26, 2012, at 4:55 AM, Ned Batchelder
>> <ned at nedbatchelder.com> wrote:
>>> Py2 is still vastly more used.
> Every time we release a new version, the previous version is vastly 
> more used. But we have previously put the new docs on docs.p.org anyway.

I'm not suggesting having py2 as the default, just providing an easy way 
to get to them.  I can read 2.7 docs and figure out how 2.6 works from 
them much more easily than I can read 3.3 docs and figure out how 2.7 works.

> For beginners learning Python in classes, I suspect Python 3 is more 
> used. (I certainly hope so ;-).

Hmm, I don't think that's true just yet.


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