Python 2 is the predecessor of Python 3 and its last version, Python 2.7 was formally released on July 3, 2010. Use this tag along with the main python tag to denote programs that are meant to be run on a Python 2 interpreter only. Do not mix this tag with the python-3.x tag.

Python 2 is the predecessor of Python 3. Released in 2000, versions go up to 2.7.x.

According to PEP 404, there will be no 2.8. Python 2.7 will be supported till 2020 and likely EOL afterwards.

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