running python 2 vs 3

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Thu Mar 20 23:17:07 CET 2014

notbob <notbob at>:

> Weeping Chryst on the cross!!. No wonder the latest O'Reilly book,
> Learning Python, 5th ed, is 1600 pgs. I coulda swore someone sed
> python is easy. ;)

It's not that bad. There are two principal dialects: python2 and
python3. Take the oldest python version you have to support and write
your code for that version.

Python documentation carefully explains what language and library
facilities are available in whichever version.


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