Scripting and Gnome and KDE
boud at rempt.xs4all.nl
Sun Apr 16 10:09:48 CEST 2000
Andrew Dalke <dalke at acm.org> wrote:
> Even though it says "The result is a great environment for rapid
> development of GUI-based applications." ?
Yes - the article didn't make clear what was so great, but it did point
out a lot of problems (lack of documentation, inconsistent API's, bugs).
> I used to work at Bioreason, though I wasn't involved in the GUI
> development. They are pretty happy about PyGTK. The idea of the
> DDJ article was to point out how to take advantage of the toolkit,
> based on finding out what doesn't work.
Very honest, but it doesn't make me all that eager ;-).
> You could write a similarly bleak picture of any toolkit.
Absolutely, but I don't know that an essay on the problems is exactly
the right way of introducing the toolkit.
Boudewijn Rempt | http://www.valdyas.org
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