a better solution for GUI in python

Chris Mellon arkanes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 03:32:41 CET 2007


On 3/12/07, David Boddie <david at boddie.org.uk> wrote:
> On Monday 12 March 2007 16:57, Chris Mellon wrote:
>
> > Gtk I consider an extremely poor contender as a cross platform
> > toolkit. The runtime is enormous and it makes little effort to appear
> > native on any non-GNOME platform.
>
> Given that wxPython more or less relies on GTK+ on Linux, I think
> you're probably shooting yourself in the foot here, particularly when
> you go on to say this:
>
> > wxPython is also a perfectly reasonable solution, especially if you
> > want a "native" seeming app on all platforms.
>
> All platforms would ideally include KDE, of course. ;-)
>

Granted, and something that I normally cover but forgot in this
thread. The preferred DE of your users is an important issue as well.
KDE users will be best (pretty much only, really) served by pyQt,
GNOME users by pyGTK or wxPython.



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