On Thu, Jul 09, 2020 at 04:55:33PM +0000, Jeremy Stanley wrote: > I don't follow your logic there. Why is it hard to explain? Python > was a programming language, and its last interpreter (2.7) is no > longer developed or supported. Python3 (formerly Python3000) is also > a programming language, similar to Python and developed by the same > community, but not directly compatible with Python. Debian provides > an interpreter for Python3, but has (or will have by then) ceased > distributing a Python interpreter.
counterpoint: It is normal and expected to have `python` be the same as `python3` in a virtualenv, the idiomatic way to maintain the Python environment. I love the idea of eventually migrating `$(which python)` to be Python 3 as soon as that doesn't induce nasty breakage -- .''`. Paul Tagliamonte <paul...@debian.org> : :' : Proud Debian Developer `. `'` 4096R / FEF2 EB20 16E6 A856 B98C E820 2DCD 6B5D E858 ADF3 `- http://people.debian.org/~paultag
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