Guido on python3 for beginners

Rustom Mody rustompmody at
Wed Feb 17 03:51:25 EST 2016

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:54:43 AM UTC+5:30, John Ladasky wrote:
> On Monday, February 15, 2016 at 6:02:24 PM UTC-8, Rick Johnson wrote:
> > I don't need Python3. And i reckon that by the time i do, 
> > something more interesting will come along, or, i'll create 
> > something more interesting myself. i've been drafting, and 
> > dreaming, of a new language spec for over a year now.. And 
> > the best thing about starting a new language, you can do 
> > anything you want... no dependencies! 
> If you have all the skills that you claim, you're a far better programmer than I.  So -- exactly why are you complaining to people who are developing and/or using Py3?  Go off and impress everyone.  Become your own BDFL.

I hardly want to enter a 'who-can-fart-loudest' contest with Rick...
I hope someone can help me find this link: There is some record that Guido has
said that python3 is probably a bit harder on noobs than python2.

Does anyone know/have that link?

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