Why Tcl/Tk

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at redhat.com
Fri Sep 14 23:52:23 CEST 2001


"Janos Blazi" <jblazi at hotmail.com> writes:

> My question has probably been discussed for ages. Why uses Python Tcl/Tk as
> de facto GUI toolkit?

Tradition - they weren't around when Python added a GUI toolkit.

Of course, that it is bundled doesn't make it used - we use Python for
a lot of GUI programming, but we don't touch tkinter. We use python
with glade (gtk+, gnome)

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Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.



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