[PyKDE] PyQt4 Update

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Mon Dec 5 08:25:10 GMT 2005

On Sunday 04 December 2005 11:03 pm, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> David Boddie <david at boddie.org.uk> wrote:
> >> Yes - I shouldn't have used the word "bug".
> >>
> >> SIP doesn't support automatic type converters like C++ does, so I've
> >> been adding %ConvertToTypeCode in various places to make things a
> >> bit more convenient. This is one such place.
> >
> > I can't remember whether PyQt3 supported this, but it would also be
> > quite useful to have convenience convertors for QBrush(QColor(...))
> > and QPen(QColor(...)). I'm sure there are many more of these waiting
> > to be discovered!
> Or maybe adding support to SIP for automatic conversion could be done. I
> understand it mustn't be easy though!

It's been on the TODO list for a long time, and PyQt4 captures Qt's use of 
"explicit" (and ignores it) - so the hooks are now there to add the support 
at a later date.


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