[PyKDE] PyKDE - Is there any more being done on it?
mgeras at telocity.com
Wed Jan 31 20:37:18 GMT 2001
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Phil Thompson wrote:
> Matt Gerassimoff wrote:
> > Phil,
> > On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > What is that? If I may ask? I would go along with dropping KDE1
> > support. The KDE guys no longer support it (I think). I have been
> > looking at sip currently. I saw your posts about creating a simple sip
> > shared library and it got me thinking (along with the rest of the mail on
> > the mailing list). I may be able to help (that is if you want
> > help). What do you need?
> It's to do with the versioning system when you have imported modules.
> You need the ability to relate the versions you specify in one module
> (say kdecore) with the versions you specify in a module it imports (say
> qt). Without this you can generate invalid code. Dropping support for
> KDE1 might keep things simple enough for it not to be a problem.
Why don't you leave the PyKDE version for 1.1 alone and make a PyKDE2
version. This way, support for KDE1 stays as it always is. Maybe just
preface each KDE2 library with kde2? It sounds hackish though. I know
alot of classes have changed from KDE1 to KDE2. Also, alot has changed.
Maybe just the relase name: PyKDE for KDE1, PyKDE2 for KDE2 even if they
share the same classes. No further development for KDE1 would have to be
I guess I would do what requires the least amout of time which seems to be
the resource that is needed.
> > Oh, by the way, is there any way to add support for (operators) in
> > sip? It would be nice to manipulate things like QPoint with the __add__,
> > __sub__, etc. operators in python.
> SIP already supports these - have a look at how QStringList can be
> treated like a Python list. I just haven't used it yet in all the places
> I could.
Yes I looked at QStringList. It was just a question of how the other ones
are referenced in the .sip module. I'll look at the sip code.
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