The state of OO wrappers on top of wxPython (was Re: Wheel-reinvention with Python)

Cliff Wells cliff at
Sun Jul 31 08:28:26 CEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 16:52 -0700, Bugs wrote:
> Cliff Wells wrote:
> > 
> > But how stable is GTK on systems such as Windows and OS/X?  That has
> > been what has kept me from using it.  Most GTK apps I've used on Windows
> > (including the venerable GIMP) are nowhere near as stable as their Linux
> > counterparts (although this may not be entirely the fault of GTK).
> > Also, GTK on OS/X requires Fink, which is a pretty hefty requirement to
> > place on an end user.
> > 
> wxWidgets only uses GTK on Linux.  On Windows and OS X it uses native 
> widgets where possible.

You missed my point.  I'm advocating wxPython over PyGTK for this
reason.  I'm quite aware of how wxPython functions.


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