[Tkinter-discuss] tkinter "monitor" and root.mainloop()
Cameron at phaseit.net
Tue May 27 00:23:03 CEST 2008
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 08:09:37AM +1000, Peter Milliken wrote:
> What I have is the timer/thread thing but also how I have used Pmw to create
> an adaptive interface to the user (timers can be created or deleted as
> required and the GUI just resizes/remaps everything).
> Since it was never written to be read/understood by others, I am not sure
> how good the code is to understand/read. It's probably not too bad, because
> even for my own stuff I tend to write comments (never have believed in
> "self-documenting code" :-)). But I doubt that it will have good enough
> comments for somebody who hasn't seen Pmw or threads before to necessarily
> work out what is happening.
> But I am more than happy to post the entire thing somewhere - where is a
> good place to post it?
Let me get back to you by Wednesday on a good home for your
example. In the meantime, I applaud your repeated mention
of the potential for intelligence in Tkinter- and/or Pmw-
based GUIs. I entirely agree: I'd be very unhappy making
Visual Basic-style entry forms; a significant charm of
Tkinter is the way it makes "adaptive GUIs" feasible, even
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