[Image-SIG] Re: ImageTk.PhotoImage vs. Tkinter.PhotoImage

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 10:08:35 +0200

Les Schaffer <godzilla@netmeg.net> wrote:
> still, the more illuminating topic would be why the parallel design of
> PhotoImage in both Tkinter and ImageTk? why doesnt the latter inherit the
> former. why do they co-exist side by side?

no special reason; it's just the way it was
done the first time...

I've added this as a low-priority (I've never seen
this as a problem ;-) item to the PIL wishlist...