Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone
rixed at happyleptic.org
Thu Jun 25 07:37:31 CEST 2009
-[ Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 05:32:42PM -0600, Laura Vance ]----
> The thing that I think is a complete absurdity is the fact that so much
> of the software for the FR is written in an interpreted language
> (Python). This alone contributes to the slowness of the device.
Not only to the slowness, but to the power inefficiency also : if a script is,
say, 15 times slower than the equivalent C app, it will also draw 15 times more
current from the CPU.
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