QT , Wxwidgets are not just UI framework ?

Deep_Feelings doctoresam at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 16:04:40 CEST 2009

On Apr 17, 1:52 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> Deep_Feelings wrote:
> > qt include many libraries : network , threading,database ..etc while
> > Wxwidgets seem similar but with less scope
> > my question is : does these frameworks replace python's (or any other
> > language for that matter) built-in libraries ? or python does not
> > include that sort of libraries ?
> Some it includes, others it doesn't. And they come with different features.
> While python comes with a lot of included batteries, for some things you
> need a more powerful generator - that's where 3rd-party-libraries come into
> play.
> There are plenty of discussions about which GUI-toolkit is the best - google
> this group.
> However, mostly people agree that Qt is the most powerful, but often was
> debunked because of it's licensing. This has changed to the much more
> liberal LGPL for Qt4.5.
> Now it might be though that you'd still need to buy a license from Phil
> Thompson for his excellent PyQt-wrapping - but I'd personally say it's more
> worth than it actually costs given the power of Qt.
> Diez

thank you

considering that wxwidget is open source and free do you think that QT
lisencing is worth it ?

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