some question about python2.6 and python3k

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at
Sun Jan 4 19:05:36 CET 2009

Ken Seehart a écrit :
> Michael Yang wrote:
>> Hi,guys
>> i am a new guy for python world,i have some question want to ask
>> 1.should i learn about python2.6 or python3k?i heard of it has some 
>> difference from them
>> .
> I think you should go directly to 3K to save your self the extra work of 
> learning the differences.

That is, if you don't have any use for most major third-part lib.

> The main advantage of using 2.6 is compatibility with the past.

It's also compatibility with most third-part libs and with most existing 
tutorials and books.

>  People 
> who have already developed major projects will use 2.6 for a while until 
> they get around to converting (if ever).  But if you are new to python, 
> this advantage is not very relevant to you,

Unless you plan to work on any project relying on third-part libs...

> so you should start with 3K.
>> 2.Do python3k has some good web framework(like
> I don't know whether specifically works under python 3K, but it 
> seems to be a fairly active project, so my uneducated guess is that it 
> will soon if it doesn't already. 

Django is also a "fairly active project", and it's by no mean py3k ready 

Most major, active web frameworks will be ported to Py3k, but this will 
take some time.

> In any case 3K has plenty of direct 
> support for all web related things.

Sure, but this doesn't replace a full-blown framework.

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