Diane Trout <di...@ghic.org> writes: >> What I am opposing is the suggestion to install, in the near to >> medium >> term, a command of exactly the same name that has subtly similar but >> incompatible behaviour, when that behaviour *already* has a command – >> ‘python3’ – that is widely used by those who need it. >> > > my problem with that plan is all of the printed documentation saying to > learn python, type "python".
All *actual* printed documentation? Which refers to Python 3? Could you give an example here? Otherwise, (if using a Python 2 book), one of the next steps would be "print 'hello world'", and nothing would prevent from the horrible experience that the book is outdated anyway. Sorry, I don't see the problem with "printed documentation". Best regards Ole