Everything good about Python except GUI IDE?

Gordon Levi gordon at address.invalid
Sun Feb 28 08:08:26 EST 2016


Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 9:25 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Code is always the last resort for arbitrary complexity
>> Lets keep it the last resort.
>>
>> If the bottom-line is that python's GUI-builders are so deep into suxland
>> that they are best avoided in place of hand-written code, thats fine (by me).
>>
>> Lets please not make a virtue of a lack
>
>Once someone figures out a way to usefully merge independent changes
>(you know, the way source control tools do every single day for code),
>maybe I'll consider that. Until then, the last resort is also my first
>response.

Why can't whatever is generated by a GUI form designer be stored in
source control along with all the other project files? The only
restriction would be that everyone who wants to change the UI would
have to use the same form designer.


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