Best GUI for Python

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Tue Apr 28 07:10:02 CEST 2015

On Monday 27 April 2015 17:22, Chris Angelico wrote:

> This is a problem that won't just "go away". As more SMP blocks get
> assigned, more people will start using them, and get frustrated at
> your program for not letting them. (And why should an end user need to
> know the difference between 😃 and ⍥, that the second one works and
> the first doesn't?) Unless you're willing to wait for a Python that
> ships Tcl 9, Tkinter is a choice that restricts your end users.

I'm not really arguing with you, just giving a slightly difference of 

I don't think that failure to support the SMPs is a deal-breaker. Obviously, 
if you specifically need some subset of Unicode in the SMPs, say Phoenician, 
then it may be, but I'm just talking about general use. Given the generally 
poor support for non-ASCII characters many applications provide, any Unicode 
support is better than none.


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