[Tutor] OT python Licences

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at saudi.net.sa
Thu Jul 14 03:28:01 CEST 2005

Hi everyone...

On Tue, 2005-07-12 at 22:08 +0530, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote: 
> 2. Gtk. Simple API. A great RAD GUI builder (Glade). Cons are that you
> have to have Pygtk installed on windows for your apps to run (I am not
> sure if py2exe will package them for you as a standalone). Another con
> is that it lacks a native windows look. On that other hand Gtk2 is quite
> featureful.
One of the applications that uses GTK+ (version 2.X) and Python is
BitTorrent¹ (starting with version 4.0).  As far as I know, all GTK+ 2.x
applications under Windows have a native look.  I don't know my self as
I don't have Windows.  Here's some screen-shots for BitTorrent 4.x under
Windows and judge for yourself:
Click on "Screenshot vergrößern" in the 2nd one for a bigger image.  All
links above are German as this is the only ones I could find fast.

GTK+ is licensed under the GNU's LGPL (Lesser General Public License,
found in the source code or from the web²) which pretty much allows you
to link property code without any restrictions on that code *only*!
(Any modifications to the GTK+ source must be re-released to the public
of the whole package to be distributed or requested from a client who
have received a copy of said package/application.)

> - Sandip

Sorry for being nit-picky (this is the 2nd time this day but on another

     1. http://www.bittorrent.com
     2. http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html

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