What does Guido want in a GUI toolkit for Python?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jun 27 13:47:42 EDT 2009

laplacian42 at gmail.com wrote:
> I just read a blog post of Guido's
> http://neopythonic.blogspot.com/2009/06/ironpython-in-action-and-decline-of.html
> and notice that he doesn't comment on what he wants in a GUI toolkit
> for Python.
> I sorta' wish he'd just come out and say, "This is what I think would
> be suitable for a GUI toolkit for Python: ...". That way, someone
> could then just come along and implement it. (Or maybe he's said this
> and I missed it?)
> So, what *does* Guido want in a GUI toolkit for Python?

What he did say is "But it hasn't really gotten any less complex to 
create the simplest of simple UIs. And that's a shame. When is Microsoft 
going to learn the real lesson about simplicity of HTML?"

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