Guido on python3 for beginners

Sven R. Kunze srkunze at
Thu Feb 18 16:37:23 EST 2016

On 18.02.2016 07:59, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at> writes:
>> I suppose that it is objectively correct that it is harder to learn
>> than Python 2. But I don't think the learning curve is any steeper. If
>> anything, the learning curve is ever-so-slightly less steep.
> I think py3 has more learning curve because it uses iterators in places
> where py2 uses lists.  That's a significant new concept and it can be
> bug-prone even for programmers who are experienced with it.

That is indeed very true.


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