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Snakes on a wane: Python 2 development is finally frozen in time, version 3 slithers on

chuckufarley

It's not just the Enterprise...

...that will have legacy Python code hiding in the bushes. CERN uses Python 2.7 at the heart of their Atlas@home distributed computing project. I suspect that there are many, many other scientific Python 2.7 implementations that will be around for decades to come. It will be like Fortran and COBOL as it goes on living a half-life that would make most radioisotopes envious.

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