[PyKDE] Opinions on pyuic Custom Widget Support

Phil Thompson phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk
Sat Dec 14 18:35:01 GMT 2002

On Saturday 14 December 2002 4:04 pm, Ricardo Javier Cardenes Medina wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 11:10:18AM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > I propose to remove this behaviour.
> >
> > A more generic, think about it for 2 minutes, solution is to allow Python
> > code to be embedded in the Comment field of the Form Settings dialog. Any
> > line beginning with "Python:" will be copied to the generated module.
> > This is then completely flexible.
> >
> > Before I go ahead and implement this, does anybody have any better
> > suggestions? Or additional things that could be done for common cases
> > (like support for PyKDE widgets).
> At first glance, I don't see a better way to do this, but I think you
> should preserve the current behaviour when no "Python: " has been
> provided (for backwards compatibility). You could even provide a
> "Python: @defaults@", or something like that, allowing people to include
> the current generated imports, along with the other Python: clauses.

I want to drop the current method because it is likely to be broken when you 
want to use both uic and pyuic, ie. when you are using PyQt as a rapid 
prototyping tool for C++ development.


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