which "GUI module" you suggest me to use?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Jun 6 16:43:35 CEST 2007


On 2007-06-06, Samuel <newsgroups at debain.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 00:22:40 +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>
>>> I know that WxPython work only under Windows and PyGTK work only under
>>> Linux...
>> 
>> You 'know' wrong.
>> 
>> wxPython works fine under Windows, Linux and OSX.
>
> wxPython emulates Gtk

What?  On some platforms (Linux), wxPython _uses_ Gtk. I don't
see how you could say it emulates it.

> (though using some native widgets, it also uses some of its
> own) and in many cases it looks non-native compared to Gtk.

How can that be the case when wxPython is using Gtk?

> If your target platform includes Unix systems, you'll have to
> decide whether inconsistencies with the look and feel of the
> desktop are an issue for you.

wxPython looks completely native on Unix, because it's using a
native widget set (Gtk).

>> PyGTK works under Linux and Windows, but doens't use native widgets
>> under Windows, so it won't look like a "normal" windows app.
>
> Gtk on Win32 can be themed to looked like Windows, AFAIK the Win32 
> installer does this by default since a couple of months.

That's good to know.

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