[PyQt] When to and not to pass parent argument to widget constructors

R Johnson (Gmail) ps16thypresenceisfullnessofjoy at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 23:17:50 BST 2014

Thank you for your helpful reply.

 > That's about how I do it as well. If you don't pass a parent, the
 > object won't get deleted automatically, and you have to care about
 > this yourself. If you do pass one, if you delete the parent, its
 > children will be deleted automatically.

I hadn't known about that, but it makes sense. This wouldn't matter for 
objects that exist for the entire life of an application, would it?

-- Timothy

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to be sent as plain text.

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