Mozilla, XUL for Python?!

Paddy paddy3118 at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Feb 25 20:39:00 CET 2003


Gilles Lenfant wrote:
> "Paddy" <paddy3118 at tiscali.co.uk> a écrit dans le message de news:
> 3E5B2DFD.6080801 at tiscali.co.uk...
> 
>>Just browsing around, seeing what's new in the easy GUI stakes and I came
> 
> across
> 
>>http://www.hevanet.com/acorbin/xul/top.xul
>>
>>Last Time I looked, I couldn't just do one download and start writing
> 
> Python code with
> 
>>Mozilla as the GUI but somehow they do seem to have similar philosophies
> 
> of elegant,
> 
>>simple, power.
> 
> 
> Actually, only Javascript programming is possible with XUL/XBL.
> You can notice that all Mozilla GUI control (including the HTML editor and
> mail/news clients) is programmed in Javascript.
> 
> --Gilles
> 

Giles,
There is a way to program it with Python but things have to be compiled etc, (I think the 
abbreviation is XPCOM). All barriers to making Mozilla and XUL a viable GUI frontend to 
Python.

Still,  one can dream...

Paddy
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