About Python Module of the Week¶
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The output from all the example programs has been generated with CPython (see below for version) and inserted into the text using cog.
$ python3 -V Python 3.5.2
Some of the features described here may not be available in earlier versions of the standard library. When in doubt, refer to the documentation for the version of Python you are using.
Translations and Other Versions¶
Roberto Pauletto has started translating the Python 3 articles into Italian.
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