[XML-SIG] XML-related demo in PyGTk
Sat, 24 Oct 1998 23:45:13 -0400
For a lark, I installed part of GNOME on my Linux machine this
weekend. (GNOME is a graphical desktop environment for X that's
currently in development; see www.gnome.org for information.)
GNOME primarily uses the GTk widget set. James Henstridge maintains a
Python interface to GTk and to the GNOME libraries, a non-trivial task
since the libraries are constantly changing as they're being
Anyway, I downloaded the Python/GTk interface, and found that
one of the demo programs displays user interfaces from the output of
the GLADE UI builder (
output is in XML, and looks like this:
... etc ...
The XML parser used is a little ad-hoc one, not xmllib.py or
this SIG's package. It's an extremely interesting application,
though; one could get a GUI builder for Python out of it.
A.M. Kuchling http://starship.skyport.net/crew/amk/
"My granny says that dying is like going to sleep," Mort added, a shade
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