Low-overhead GUI toolkit for Linux w/o X11?
grante at visi.com
Sun Nov 4 03:03:39 CET 2007
On 2007-11-04, Bjoern Schliessmann <usenet-mail-0306.20.chr0n0ss at spamgourmet.com> wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote:
>> Yes, it's "modern" enough to run Linux/X11 -- horsepower-wise
>> it's sort of in the PDA class of devices. wxWidgets has been
>> tried, but it's pretty sluggish. Hence the search for something
>> a littler lighter weight.
> Erm, wxWidgets is implemented in C++
Are you saying C++ software can't be large and slow?
> and wxPython is just a wrapper.
Yes, I know. If we though Python was the problem, I wouldn't
be asking about other toolkits that had Python bindings.
> I don't think the "sluggishness" comes from wxWidgets.
wxWidgets and GTK+ are both pretty large, and X11 is huge.
> PyQt and PySDL are AFAIK not much "less weight".
They don't use X11. That's a _lot_ "less weight".
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