Python 3 is killing Python
ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 19:50:24 CEST 2014
On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Javier <nospam at nospam.com> wrote:
> I think there has been a severe miscalculation, and the change in the
> name of the interpreter python3 to python
> http://legacy.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0394/ is a good example of the
> disconnection between GvR and the real world.
Er, that PEP currently recommends that python be a symlink to python2.
It states that at some point in the future, the recommendation will
change to have python symlink to python3.
> Arch Linux was the only distro to fall in the trap
You've got the order of events backward. That PEP was created
*because* Arch decided to link python to python3. Neither GvR nor
anybody else who work on Python have any control over that.
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