[PyKDE] newbie ?'s about the work needed to get KDE 2.x support
phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk
Sun Mar 18 11:37:16 GMT 2001
Tavis Rudd wrote:
> first off, pyQt is wonderful! Thanks for the effort you've put into it.
> Now the questions ...
> - How much work is needed to get pyKDE up and running for KDE 2.x, if support
> for 1.x is dropped to simplify the versioning problems?
For me - who should know what they are doing :) - about 2 weeks solid
work to get a useful sub-set done.
> - Is anyone currently working on this? If not, is anyone interested in it?
Not to my knowledge.
> - Is it just a matter of writing the .sip files for all kde headers or are
> there larger architectural issues that need to be addressed? Is it just lots
> of dull grunt work or does it require skill and a deep understanding of sip,
> python, and c++?
80% grunt work, 20% thinking work. It depends on how well thought out
the KDE classes are.
> - Is there any documentation that gives a high level overview of SIP, how it
> works, and how to use it to create new bindings (e.g. for a new widget that
> extends QScrollView in c++)?
Use the existing PyKDE .sip files as working examples as they do exactly
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