[pygtk] ANNOUNCE: PyGTK 2.4.1

Johan Dahlin johan at gnome.org
Fri Nov 5 05:09:00 WST 2004

I am pleased to announce version 2.4.0 of the Python bindings for GTK.  

The new release is available from ftp.gnome.org as and its mirrors
as soon as its synced correctly:


It might take a while, so please be patient.

What's new since 2.4.1
    - Bug fixes (Johan, Gustavo, John Finlay)
    - Allow the headers to be parsable by a C++ compiler
    - Updated examples (Johan, John)

GTK is a toolkit for developing graphical applications that run on POSIX 
systems such as Linux, Windows and MacOS X (provided that the X server 
for MacOS X has been installed).  It provides a comprehensive set of GUI 
widgets, can display Unicode bidi text.  It links into the Gnome 
Accessibility Framework through the ATK library.

PyGTK provides a convenient wrapper for the GTK+ library for use in 
Python programs, and takes care of many of the boring details such as 
managing memory and type casting.  When combined with PyORBit and 
gnome-python, it can be used to write full featured Gnome applications.

Like the GTK+ library itself PyGTK is licensed under the GNU LGPL, so is 
suitable for use in both free software and proprietary applications.  It 
is already in use in many applications ranging from small single purpose 
scripts up to large full features applications.

PyGTK requires GTK+ >= 2.4 and Python >= 2.3 to build.

Bug reports, as always, should go to Bugzilla; check out 
http://pygtk.org/developer.html and http://pygtk.org/feedback.html for links 
to posting and querying bug reports for PyGTK.

Johan Dahlin
johan at gnome.org

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