is python 3 better than python 2?

Mel mwilson at
Tue Apr 5 10:46:10 EDT 2011

neil wrote:

> what are the advantages? if it wasn't for python 3 breaking backwards
> compatibility would it be the better choice? 

IMHO the killer app for Python 3 is in more reasonable support for
foreign character sets (no matter where your are, at least one out of
the hundred-odd Unicode character sets is going to be foreign,) and
generally internationalized data processing.


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