[IPython-dev] [Enthought-Dev] PySide to replace PyQt?
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 17:01:29 EDT 2009
On 2009-08-27 15:39 PM, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:02 PM, Sebastian
> Wiesner<basti.wiesner at gmx.net> wrote:
>> For my part, I'm not really convinced, that this whole thing is going to be a
>> success story.
> Don't underestimate the lure of LGPL. People can tolerate quite a bit
> of technical hurdles to get a more permissive license (c.f. Gnome/KDE
> in the past - Gnome sucked quite a bit pre-2.0, yet it was the more
> popular one among distributors).
Particularly since the new license restrictions on sip are GPL-incompatible. I
don't see Linux distributions picking up PyQt4 4.5 anytime soon.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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