Steven D'Aprano <st...@pearwood.info> writes:
> The Python core developers have recent committed to providing security
> updates for 2.7 until 2020. And Redhat have paid support for 2.7 until
> 2023. So there's no rush.
Perhaps Python 4 will be out by then and the Python 2 holdouts can skip
over Python 3.
> - over the next three or four years, there will be a steady trickle of
> people complaining about Python 3, slowly fading as more people move to
> Python 3;
> - when the main Linux distros start using Python 3 as their system
> Python, there will be a sudden rush of people to Python 3;
This is more realistic--people don't explicitly switch but rather the
stuff that comes with the OS changes.