[triangle-zpug] Desktop apps in Python?

Chris Calloway cbc at unc.edu
Mon Aug 16 19:47:21 CEST 2004

Tom Bryan wrote:
> On Friday 13 August 2004 10:21 pm, Jim Allman wrote:
> Not sure.  I've never built installers that were not targetted at a very 
> specific audience/platform.

My impression of cross-platform installers (like Install Anywhere for 
Java), is that they either assume the existence of a suitable VM on the 
target machine, or detect and install one appropriate to the target OS. 
Which means they either have incredibly large payloads or connect to a 
remote repository during install.

Yes, this doesn't even address which Python GUI is most cross-platform. :)


Chris Calloway
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