On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:52:41 +0100
Mathieu Lirzin <m...@gnu.org> wrote:
> I think it would work better if when installing python@3, a ‘python’
> executable would be available in the PATH. Maybe there is a technical
> reason for not doing so, but I find its absence rather confusing.
For backward compatibility, the 'python' executable always has to be Python 2.
A lot of old scripts specify just "/usr/bin/env python" in the shebang.
On the other hand if your script supports Python 3 you know it.