Tkinter vs. wxPython (was: Which GUI?)

Rob W. W. Hooft rob at
Wed Mar 1 14:19:11 CET 2000

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido at> writes:

 GvR> Arguments against it (from very limited exposure):

 GvR> - Because it's implemented using SWIG, it is potentially less
 GvR> robust in the face of buggy user code; it's possible to do
 GvR> things that simply hang or crash the program rather than causing
 GvR> a traceback.  This is very rare in Tkinter.

For fun with buggy user code in Tkinter, try:

import Tkinter

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