How to decide (and know) which Python GTK version to use?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 22:36:32 EDT 2018


On 07/30/2018 11:04 AM, Akkana Peck wrote:
> Yes, this is the future, since it lets you use both GTK3 and Python3.

Unfortunately the automatically-generated bindings, while fast and
complete, are not quite as pythonic as the old PyGTK bindings were.  The
abstraction layer pygobject provides leaks some of the underlying C-isms
through.  I can't remember exactly which bits feel the most foreign as
it's been a while since I used it.  But who am I kidding?  PyQt (my
preferred toolkit) or PySide aren't terribly Pythonic either; lots of
C++ and Qt abstractions leaking through various Qt types when native
Python types would be preferable (like lists and dictionaries).


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