[PyQt] ANN: PyQt v4.6 and SIP v4.9 Released

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Sep 26 19:13:09 BST 2009

PyQt v4.6 and SIP v4.9 have been released and are available from the usual

This more or less completes the development identified in the (now
discarded) roadmap. In particular it means that QString and QVariant can be
made to disappear completely. This is the default if you are using Python
v3. Python v2 retains the old behaviour (for obvious compatibility reasons)
but you can select the new behaviour using the new sip.setapi() call. All
the examples will still run under Python v2 and v3.

See the respective NEWS files for the details.


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