Is Python really a good choice for mobile device?

Nicola Mfb nicola.mfb at
Fri Oct 24 12:20:35 CEST 2008

2008/10/24 Leonti Bielski <prishelec at>

> Hello!
> I'm going to start developing for Openmoko, but there is one question that
> is bothering me for quite a log time - is Python really good choice for
> mobile device?
> Python has to load an instance of python for every script. What about
> starting time of an application and memory consumption?
> Is speed an issue for Python programs on Openmoko?

I have the same doubt, should the rumoured python loader avoid startup time
and instance duplication problems?


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