Reply to post: Re: Python -- Major version changes....

For real this time, get your butt off Python 2: No updates, no nothing after 1 January 2020


Re: Python -- Major version changes....

Yeah. Converting things can be a pain, but it's kinda forgivable really because the Python 3 ways are all clearly *better*. The things they change were...bad. 3's way of dealing with strings is just clearly an improvement on 2's and avoids all kinds of pitfalls that 2's approach had. I don't really see that you could've fixed the messiness of strings and unicode in Python 2 while remaining backwards compatible, and not fixing them wouldn't be a great choice either.

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