Once again, comparison wxpython with PyQt

Sebastian Wiesner basti.wiesner at gmx.net
Thu Jun 18 16:02:35 EDT 2009

<pdpi – Donnerstag, 18. Juni 2009 17:22>

> On Jun 18, 3:49 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at nospam.web.de> wrote:
>> Hans Müller wrote:
>> > Here we have to select between wxPython and PyQt for a medium size
>> > project. In this project several hundred dialogs are to be created.
>> > This work will be done by a program generator which has to re-written.
>> > The question now is which framework should we use.
>> > As far as I could found is PyQt with the Qt Framework the superior
>> > choice. Most articles I found (not all) results to PyQt.
>> > But Qt is expensive ~ 3400€ per Developer and OS.
>> No, it's not. It is LGPL by now.
>> You will have to pay licensing for *PyQT*. I'm not sure, but I *think*
>> it's about 500€. However, it is much less than Qt used to be.
>> Diez
> Not quite. You only have to pay for the commercial license -- you can
> use PyQT as GPL as well.
FWIW, PyQt4 license conditions do not enforce GPL 2 for derived work, but 
also permit a bunch of other free software licenses (e.g. MIT/X11, BSD, 
Apache, etc.)

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