wxPython for Mac

Brett Tribble btribble at blueshiftinc.com
Wed Mar 15 19:24:30 CET 2000


While I assume that this work is directed at Mac OS 8.x 9.x, what happens
with OS X and its BSD kernal? Will we see a port of the *nix variant? I
suppose this depends on the implementation of wxWindows itself, but has
there been any movement on this?

Brett

"Robin Dunn" <robin at alldunn.com> wrote in message
news:oQEz4.55$hph.11600293 at news.randori.com...
>
> "Matthew Barre" <mbarre at mac.com> wrote in message
> news:B4F34378.18B3%mbarre at mac.com...
> > I've seen wxPython praised by many here, and as a newbie who felt
inundated
> > by Tkinter I was looking forward to trying it. I've scoured the wxPython
> > site, and I haven't found any predictions on when their Mac port will be
> > finished. Does anyone here have any approximations?
> >
>
> The Mac version of the wxWindows C++ library has nearly caught up with the
> MSW and GTK versions and is stable and robust.  What remains is to put the
> Python wrappers on top of that.  Given that I don't have access to Mac
> hardware that effort has been going a bit slowly, (okay, it hasn't moved
at
> all.)
>
> Over the past couple days there has been some activity though.  Chris
Barker
> <cbarker at jps.net> has been drumming up some enthusiasm for doing the work
and
> trying to get some developers together to work on it.  You maight want to
> drop him a line (or ask on the wxPython-users list,) and see if there is
some
> way that you can help out.
>
>
> --
> Robin Dunn
> Software Craftsman
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>
>
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