Serhiy Storchaka <> added the comment:

I think it is useful to have such table somewhere. It give the impression about 
the history of bytecode and pyc format. There are third-party projects that try 
to support Python bytecode of different versions, they need such table. There 
is a simplified version of this table in PC/launcher.c, it is needed for 
suggesting the Python version by the magic number. And this table is just 
interesting for Python developers, especially if they made the change in the 


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