What are the kinds of software that are not advisable to be developed using Python?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Sun Feb 9 05:08:26 CET 2014


On 02/08/2014 05:11 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 9, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Sam <lightaiyee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I got to know about Python a few months ago and today, I want to develop only using Python because of its code readability. This is not a healthy bias. To play my own devil's advocate, I have a question. What are the kinds of software that are not advisable to be developed using Python?
>>
> 
> Device drivers and operating systems. Definitely don't try writing
> those in pure Python.

That all depends. Driving a USB device using libusb and Python might
just be the ticket to get things up and running quickly.  At one time
someone wrote a Linux kernel module that allowed you to use Perl to
implement some kinds of driver things.




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