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Python 2 is still in active use, but Python 3 has come a long way and gotten a lot better since it first came out in 2008.

If py3 never happened, then py2 would have also have evolved at an equal pace. Nobody can accurately calculate missed opportunity cost, but "almost there, everyone please use py3 now, its not a problem anymore" after 10 years is as high as it gets.

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