Thanks for Python...

Mitchell Morris mgm at unpkhswm04.bscc.bls.com
Thu Jun 24 15:49:17 CEST 1999


In article <14193.16609.554364.194800 at lrz.de>, Eugene Leitl wrote:
[snip]
>
>*Is* there a Python for the PalmPilot out there? 'cause I would be
>buying one if there was. I've got a Garmin 25 OEM GPS board I'd like
>to put to some use...
>
>-- Eugene
>

I suspect there won't be one running native ... the memory model of the Palm
is sufficiently restrictive that it may be fundamentally incompatible with
the Python memory model. On the other hand, I'd love to be proven wrong.

That said, you can write all the host-side components to your Palm app
in Python:
	http://www.concentric.net/~n9mtb/cq/pyrite/pyrite.html

+Mitchell


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