[wingide-users] GTK us. WX

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Mar 29 12:36:37 MDT 2010

Avner Ben wrote:
> Wingware Support wrote:
>> > I might still select GTK over wxPython or Qt for some things -- it has
>> > very good write-once-works-anywhere since it doesn't have different 
>> back
>> > ends in quite the way as wx.  This is huge when it comes to testing 
>> and
>> > releasing code.    
> That relies on short-term memory.
> You may have forgotten my complaints a couple of years ago about 
> Wing-IDE not supporting the Tablet-PC pen interface. (The answer was 
> "we can't to that; we use GTK"). On the contrary, WX gets the pen 
> interface for free, where present, because they rely on the native GUI.

I was talking about write-once-and-works-on-all-the-supported-OSes.  
Yes, unfortunately tablet support in GTK is
not so good.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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