myths about python 3

Anssi Saari as at sci.fi
Fri Jan 29 14:13:01 CET 2010


Daniel Fetchinson <fetchinson at googlemail.com> writes:

>> 1.  Python 3 is supported by major Linux distributions.
>>
>> 	FALSE - most distros are shipping with Python 2.4, or 2.5 at best.
>
> This latter statement is false, Fedora 11 and 12 come with python 2.6.

How does your mention of one distro counter that claim? Personally,
I'd like to see a study of what version of Python ships with what
Linux distribution. Say, include the top 100 distros from
distrowatch.com? I think there may a surprising number of distros that
ship with no version of Python what so ever.



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