[Python-ideas] python on mobile

Fetchinson . fetchinson at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 29 15:19:29 CET 2014

On 12/29/14, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
> Fetchinson . writes:
>  > As far as I'm concerned python 2 is perfectly okay.
> Please reconsider this position.  For the 70% of the world whose
> native language does not fit well into ISO 8859-1, apps developed in
> Python 3 with no consideration for their needs are far more likely to
> be easily adapted to their environments than those developed in Python
> 2.
> If you don't care about the rest of the world, fine, but the rest of
> the world isn't going to care about you, and that matters to building
> a Python project given that Indians, Chinese, and a smattering of
> others account for a large fraction of the "pre-professional" labor we
> get through GSoC.  They tend to be far more focused on mobile apps
> than their mentors in my experience.

I completely understand your point but at this stage I'm only thinking
of hobby projects that will probably be used by myself, my wife and
our family. Nothing mainstream, google playable, etc.

For larger scale projects I'd completely agree with you, python 3 is
the way to go.


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