[PySide] Honkin Idea for PySide's thriving

todd rme toddrme2178 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 16:34:24 CET 2013


On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Nathan Smith <nathanjsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 20, 2013 10:04 AM, "Henry Gomersall" <heng at cantab.net> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 00:41 -0700, Christian Tismer wrote:
>> > Besides the technical issues and the things we discussed to create a
>> > real
>> > PySide community, I would like to add a hew goal.
>> >
>> > Make PySide the new standard Gui toolkit for Python!
>>
>> Given Ubuntu's recent noises about Qt and QML, in particular with
>> respect to Ubuntu Touch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Touch),
>> would perhaps a better target be to derive some support from that
>> direction?
>>
>> To quote from the Ubuntu developers resources
>> (http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/programming-languages/python/):
>>
>> "Many important parts of Ubuntu are already written directly in Python,
>> and we work to make every important API and framework within Ubuntu
>> available from Python."
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Henry
>
> Ubuntu seems like a really good candidate for PySide sponsorship, especially
> if they are going after commercial developers for their phones/tablets.
> PySide's licence could be a key selling point.
>
> Nathan

Only if you want to sign Ubuntu's CLA.



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