skip at pobox.com
Wed Sep 8 05:18:44 CEST 2004
Ed> Good points. The thing to do, IMHO, would be to improve
Ed> wxWindows/wxPython to provide the text and canvas widget
Ed> functionality, and then move with the WxInter idea to use it as a
Ed> path for abandoning TkInter.
FWIW, Gtk has a TextView widget with functionality similar to the Tk text
widget. The Gtk folks have no desire to adopt the model the Tk text widget
uses (I asked once upon a time), but you may be able to paper over most
common differences in Python (I suspect a 100% replacement will be
challenging). I did something along these lines for some contract work a
couple years ago. My former employer is heavily open source oriented and
can probably be convinced to release that code without much problem.
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