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Recipients alex, glyph, gvanrossum, ncoghlan
Date 2014-06-08.19:32:32
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Just my 2¢ here: rather than debating cases in the abstract, it would be interesting to 'pip install' a couple of popular 2.x-only packages and see if the error message is an improvement.

My experience is that learners don't hit this so much by writing their own code wrong, but by loading a dependency with incorrect metadata on the wrong Python.  (Which suggests to me that a URL in the error message telling you how to download a different version of Python would be very helpful as well.)
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