Developing for Python (2.x or 3)?

Sean DiZazzo half.italian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 19:26:33 CEST 2008


I would use 2.5.2 or 2.6.  I don't think 3 is anywhere near stable
yet.

Paulo J. Matos wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I am in the process of choosing which Python version for a brand new
> application. Van Rossum in an interview recently advised all new
> applications to use Python3 but I am afraid, most libraries (PyGtk,
> PyQt, Networking Libs, etc) won't follow suit to 3.0 and I will end up
> using a version of the language which can't connect to libraries because
>  they haven't been ported yet.
>
> Should this be a concern?
>
> Cheers,
>
> --
> Paulo Jorge Matos - pocmatos at gmail.com
> Webpage: http://www.personal.soton.ac.uk/pocm



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