[PyKDE] PyQt v4 Roadmap

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Thu Feb 17 16:59:53 GMT 2005

> On Thursday 17 February 2005 15:22, Phil Thompson wrote:
>> I've put up a short roadmap for PyQt v4 on the website, and the text is
>> below. Any comments welcome.
> That looks great.
>> A GPL version of PyQt for Windows will be supported.
> You dont say it, but I assume the commercial version will be supported to
> ;-)

Well, somebody has to pay for the GPL development :)

>> A self-installing
>> binary package, with the Qt libraries statically linked
> Is there a reason for being statically linked? Thats a complication for
> third
> party python modules that use the C++ Qt API, and want to play nicely with
> PyQt

The binary package is for the GPL version only - just to make it as easy
as possible for people new to Python and/or PyQt to get started. If people
need more flexibility, then they can always re-build themselves from

I expect commercial customers to carry on as they are at the moment.


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