[Tkinter-discuss] mtTkinter version 0.2 uploaded

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 03:17:51 CET 2008

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Guilherme Polo <ggpolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Guilherme Polo <ggpolo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:55 PM, Allen Taylor
>> <Allen.Taylor at mdacorporation.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Guilherme Polo" <ggpolo at gmail.com> 2008-11-27 09:43 >>>
>>>>ii) It doesn't use a busy loop in order to get the thread responsible
>>>>for the interpreter, instead it will re-schedule the call as much as
>>>>needed (tests needed for possible problems here)
>>> By "re-schedule", do you mean to use a queuing techique, or do you plan on
>>> indefinitely polling?
>> On Tcl side a queue is always used, but on Python side you don't have
>> these nice functions for enqueueing events for specific threads so I'm
>> hoping that eventually (by using
>> thread I want will be used.
> I was able to work on it more than I expected and now you can find the
> first version of it at http://code.google.com/p/plumage/
> There are probably many problems with it as it is right now, and there
> are no examples there either, and no documentation.. well, good luck
> in trying to use it =)
> I have done some tests here but I need to rearrange them before
> commiting, but they will appear there tomorrow or even today.
> Regarding the documentation, well, it is almost an excuse but didn't
> have the time to document it yet :P
> I'm also planning to port the Tkinter python code to work with plumage.
> Finally, anyone attempting to compile will almost surely have to hand
> edit the Makefile (and of course you need the python-dev package for
> your distribution -- not even mentioning Windows here, but if you want
> to adapt the Makefile and something more to compile under Windows.. --
> or a python compiled from source, you know).

It now has some short examples on how to use it as raw as it gets and
I also ported Tkinter.py to work with it (IDLE is known to not work
with it right now).

> Have fun,

-- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves

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