The much-anticipated next incarnation of the popular Python programming language — voted favorite scripting language in the 2008 Linux Journal Readers’ Choice Awards — slithered onto the scene on Wednesday with the release of Python 3.0. Known popularly as Python 3000 or Py3k, Python 3.0 bears the distinction of being the first release in the language’s history to deliberately break compatibility with previous versions.
The Python 3.0 change everyone is talking about is without a doubt the break with backwards-compatibility…. details
Everything I’ve heard about 3.0 makes me think this was a very good idea. I know people will complain. But they’ll get over it.