python 3's adoption

Steve Holden steve at
Wed Jan 27 18:50:10 CET 2010

Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> The main problem with the incompatibility is for porting code, not for
> writing code from scratch. It's also a problem wrt. learning the
> language. And I see no good reason for it: print can't really do more,
> or less, or more conveniently (rather, one has to write a bit more now
> for same effect).

Of course it can do more: it allows you to layer your own print
functionality into the system much more easily than you could with the
print statement.

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