[Python-ideas] python on mobile

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Dec 29 01:09:24 CET 2014

On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 10:30:41PM +0100, Fetchinson . wrote:
> On 12/27/14, Russell Keith-Magee <russell at keith-magee.com> wrote:

> > This is an entirely
> > reasonable approach if Kivy is what you want at the end of the day - but
> > it's not what *I* want. I've been taking a much more atomic approach. The
> > Kivy toolchain is also anchored in old versions of Python 2; something that
> > definitely needs to be addressed.

I'm not entirely sure why Russell says this. Kivy claims to support 
Python 3:


> As far as I'm concerned python 2 is perfectly okay. If I don't need to
> worry about python 3, what drawback does kivy have, if any, according
> to you?

Well, you've just lost me as a potential user. I have zero interest in 
legacy Python versions for Android.


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