[Israel.pm] GUI?

Dov Levenglick dov.levenglick at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 03:05:13 PDT 2012


Is there an functional advantage to WX over Gtk (or vice versa)?


Best Regards,
Dov Levenglick



On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 11:45, Meir Guttman <meir at guttman.co.il> wrote:
>
> Hi Dov!
>
> >
> > Hi,
> > Same as the last time I started writing Perl OOP; I will warm my
> > engines by writing something that requires GUI. Last time I used
> > Perl::Tk. Is there anything better, less cumbersome available?
> >
> >
> From the ActivePerl mailing list
> (http://code.activestate.com/lists/perl-win32-users/33177/):
>
>        I have long since given up on Tk.  I don't know if things have
> changed,
>        but the new maintainers seemed to care only about Linux, so things
> were
>        quite broken on Windows for quite a while.  And it is legacy
> technology
>        now anyways, as I doubt that it will ever be updated to a newer Tk
> version,
>        so things like native themed widget support, or plain native OS X
> support
>        will not be possible.
> F.Y.I.
>
> Meir
>
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