Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Dec 2008 18:39 UTC, submitted by J Bruno
General Development "Python 3.0 (a.k.a. 'Python 3000' or 'Py3k') is a new version of the language that is incompatible with the 2.x line of releases. The language is mostly the same, but many details, especially how built-in objects like dictionaries and strings work, have changed considerably, and a lot of deprecated features have finally been removed. Also, the standard library has been reorganized in a few prominent places." See what's new in Python 3.0 for differences between 2.x and 3.x.
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Excellent Release
by Clinton on Mon 8th Dec 2008 22:41 UTC
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I've been using the 3.0 beta for a while and I have been really impressed with the cleanup the Python team has done.

I am also very happy with the improved Unicode support.

I'll still be using 2.5 for a while due to a bunch of Django code, but like others have said, that's OK because 2.5.2 is a great version of Python too.

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