Python 3 is killing Python

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Fri Jul 18 20:01:25 CEST 2014

On Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:36:43 -0700, Rick Johnson wrote:

> On Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:48:38 AM UTC-5, alex23 wrote:
>> PHP regularly breaks compatibility between _minor_ version releases:
>> [...] more so with major releases: [...] yet I never see anywhere near
>> as much angst and agony as Python 3.x has caused.
> Because you *IGNORE* the fact that people *ACTIVELY* choose to use
> languages like Python, however, people *MOSTLY* use languages like PHP
> and Javascript because they are *FORCED*

That explains all those concentration camps in North Korea, filled with 
political prisoners sentenced to 30 years of PHP programming.


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