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Updated FAQ to reflect official Python 3 support

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Claude Paroz authored June 28, 2013

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 What are Django's prerequisites?
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-Django requires Python, specifically Python 2.6.5 - 2.7.x. No other Python
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-libraries are required for basic Django usage. Django 1.5 also has
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-experimental support for Python 3.2.3 and above.
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+Django requires Python, specifically Python 2.6.5 - 2.7.x, or 3.2.3 and above.
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+No other Python libraries are required for basic Django usage.
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 For a development environment -- if you just want to experiment with Django --
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 you don't need to have a separate Web server installed; Django comes with its
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 Not in the core framework. Currently, Django itself officially supports
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-Python 2.6 (2.6.5 or higher) and 2.7. However, newer versions of
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+Python 2.6 (2.6.5 or higher), 2.7, 3.2.3 or higher. However, newer versions of
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 Python are often faster, have more features, and are better supported. If you
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 use a newer version of Python you will also have access to some APIs that
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 aren't available under older versions of Python.
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 Third-party applications for use with Django are, of course, free to set their
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 own version requirements.
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-All else being equal, we recommend that you use the latest 2.x release
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-(currently Python 2.7). This will let you take advantage of the numerous
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-improvements and optimizations to the Python language since version 2.6.
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-Generally speaking, we don't recommend running Django on Python 3 yet; see
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-below for more.
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+All else being equal, we recommend that you use the latest 2.7 or 3.x release.
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+This will let you take advantage of the numerous improvements and optimizations
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+to the Python language since version 2.6.
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 What Python version can I use with Django?
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