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Re: What languages/toolkit to use for the new GUI?
From: Adam Jones <ajones1 () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 16:15:06 -0500

On 6/7/05, Ray C <truz24 () gmail com> wrote:
I recommend to use wxWidgets for the GUI toolkit.  It is cross platform,
and the user can choose which underlying GUI he/she wants.  GTK, GTK2, etc.

Before I start my rant remember that I am speaking from a pure python
development perspective. So translate wxWidgets to wxPython and GTK2
to PyGTK.

Right now my only argument against wxWidgets is a (percieved?) lack of
overlay capabilities in  specifying widgets. This is important to me
because it would allow extensions to integrate seamlessly, providing
buttons and menus where they are most useful. I know this can be done
in other ways, but using an xml-based GUI specification that is
capable of handling overlays seems like the easiest way to wrap it all
together.

That is why I think PyGTK (GTK2) is the better choice for this.

-Adam


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