The Python Software Foundation has this afternoon announced the much-anticipated release of Python 3.0 (a.k.a. Python 3000). Version 3.0 of the Python language breaks compatibility with Python 2.x with many deprecated features now being removed and a number of significant changes -- including numerous syntax differences.
The Python 3.0 release announcement (with download links) can be read at Python.org
along with the what's new web-page
and 3.0 change-log