Which version of python I should use if I just start programming in python?
pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 22:52:44 CEST 2009
On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 12:27 AM, John Nagle <nagle at animats.com> wrote:
> Kee Nethery wrote:
>> I am in 2.x because the IDE I am using does not support stepping through
>> my code when in 3.x. As soon as the IDE I use supports debugging in 3.x, I'm
>> moving up to 3.x.
>> I would prefer to be in 3.x because all the inconsistencies of how you do
>> things in 2.x make it harder than it needs to be to learn the language.
> So would I. But the infrastructure isn't there yet. Realistically,
> 2.5 is the "production stable" version of CPython. Almost all important
> modules work with CPython 2.5. Some work with 2.6. 3.x support remains
> spotty. Give it a year. Or two.
> I've tried using 3.1, but had to back down.
What are the differences between 2.5 and 2.6?
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