Guido van Rossum, creator of Python, recently showed up for a [Py4science]( meeting in the San Francisco Bay Area ((, [slides]( There are several accounts of the discussion by attendees: [Guido]( himself; [Matthew Brett](, of Neuroimaging in Python (NiPy); [Jarrod Millman](, of NumPy, NiPy, and SciPy; and [Fernando Perez](, of IPython. It looks like people are starting to see the benefits of porting to Python 3.