wxPython woes

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Tue Jun 29 12:00:18 CEST 2004


David Fraser wrote:

>> The difference is the number of layers on the different platforms:
>> 
>> Under Un*x:
>>   wxPython --> wxWidgets --> GTK --> Xlib
>>    -- or --
>>   PyGTK --> GTK --> Xlib
>>    -- or --
>>   PyQt --> Qt --> Xlib
>> 
>> Under Windows:
>>   wxPython --> wxWidgets --> Native Windows Controls
>>    -- or --
>>   PyGTK --> GTK --> Wimp --> Native Windows Controls
>> 
>> Reinhold
>> 
> 
> This isn't really what it says on the gtk-wimp page. Is it true?
> #
> # When running on XP, the Windows theming API is used so that GTK 
> widgets look like native widgets.
> That's a different story to them actually being native widgets.

That's right, I didn't remember the behavior correctly. So the figure
should be PyGTK --> GTK --> Wimp --> Windows Drawing API...

Reinhold

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