python GUIs comparison (want)

David Boddie david at boddie.org.uk
Wed Oct 25 14:22:43 CEST 2006


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Christophe wrote:

> > Even if you consider that the huge time saving you get out of using Qt
> > is worth more than what you pay to acquire a licence?
>
> then it sounds like a combination between "it's a silver bullet!" and
> "commercial software is better than free software!".

Well, nobody's stopping you from paying the commercial license fee (to
get access to support services) and releasing software under the GPL.

> no matter how good Qt is, the reality is that if you spend that much
> time on the UI implementation parts of your project, you're probably
> developing at the wrong abstraction level -- no matter what toolkit
> you're using.  and if you're doing UI development the wrong way, chances
> are that you're doing other things the wrong way too.

You're forgetting that Qt isn't just a widget toolkit.

David




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