[PyKDE] PyQwt win32 binary?

Phil Thompson phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk
Fri Jan 26 10:20:54 GMT 2001

Coy Krill wrote:
> On Thursday 25 January 2001 03:17 pm, you wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Coy Krill wrote:
> > > You'll find a binary for Python 2.0 on this page...
> > >
> > > http://www.thekompany.com/projects/pykde/download.php3?dhtml_ok=1
> >
> > There's a Qt binary there, but not a Qwt one that I can see - did I miss
> > it, or did you assume I'm a bad typist?  :)
> Yes, I ASS-U-MEd it was a typo. My mistake.  I'm not sure then what you were
> asking for.  I'm not familiar with Qwt at all.  Sorry.
> > > Be aware that there is a printing bug in the Qt binary in this package
> > > that causes programs that print to blowup.  Black Adder from The Kompany
> > > will be the only source of future updates.  It's very reasonably priced,
> > > especially now during the beta period.
> >
> > And does this mean the PyQt binary for windows won't be free in the
> > future?  Oh well, Tk it is then.
> I believe so, but I'd leave commenting on that to Phil and The Kompany. PyQt
> is the only I'll code for windows.  I find PyQt much more "intuitive" as a
> newcomer to GUI Toolkits than Tk.  I needed a book for my first Tk program,
> but only an article for writing my first using PyQt, so I'm hooked.

Yes, I will no longer be producing a binary release of PyQt for Windows.

I used to do all my scripting in Tcl/Tk, but finally got tired of
producing visually ugly applications with a very limited set of widgets.
So I wrote PyQt.


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