[PySide] Honkin Idea for PySide's thriving

Adrian Klaver adrian.klaver at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 15:43:16 CET 2013

On 03/21/2013 06:39 AM, Stephan Deibel wrote:
> BenoƮt HERVIER wrote:
>> "It's currently*not even possible*  to write a phone app in python."
>> When i see such statement, all i can say is, we didn't need them ...
>> Many phone apps are made in Python + a gui toolkit, even on Android, iPhone, Maemo/MeeGo ...
> What's even more suspect in that thread is the blanket prohibition
> against Python for being too slow.  That's, like, so 1990's. ;-)
> Also seems to show that they don't understand that when you write a line
> in Python 99% of the work is actually done in C code.  Arguing this
> stuff can be pretty futile, however.
> Thanks, Henry, for bringing it up on Ubuntu's list.  Since Barry Warsaw
> (one of the original Python core developers) is on there I think there
> probably is hope of something coming out of it despite the negative
> comments in the thread.

I would not count on it. Canonical seems bent on creating a new path for 
themselves with as little reference to what exists now as possible.

> - Stephan

Adrian Klaver
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