PySide > PyQt

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Oct 21 17:48:48 CEST 2009

On 2009-10-21 07:11 AM, Carl Banks wrote:

> One thing PySide has going against it is the shared library binaries
> are a lot larger than PyQT4's, because of its use of boost::python.
> Not a good thing for something that exists so that it can be put on a
> mobile device.

I believe the consensus amongst the PySide devs is to move to the Shiboken 
wrapper generator which uses the raw CPython API. It still needs a lot of work, 

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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