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Recently someone asked me when I thought that Python 2 and Python 3 might converge. They were a bit dismayed when I replied “never.” If anything, Python 3 is moving farther and farther away from Python 2 at an accelerating pace. As I write this, Python 3.6 is just days from being released. It is filled with all sorts of interesting new features that you might want to use if you dare. Of course, you’ll have to give up compatibility with all prior versions if you do. That said, maybe an upgrade is still worth it for your personal projects. In this article, I look at a few of the more interesting new additions. A full list of changes can be found in the “What’s New in Python 3.6” document.