[pygtk] [ANNOUNCE] PyGTK 2.14.0

Gian Mario Tagliaretti gianmt at gnome.org
Sun Feb 1 04:23:19 WST 2009


A new stable release of the Python bindings for GTK+ has been released.

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

   http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/pygtk/2.14/

Blurb:

GTK+ is a toolkit for developing graphical applications that run on
systems such as Linux, Windows and MacOS X. 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.

What's new since 2.13.0?
   - Fix a bogus override of python includes in configure.ac
      (Loïc Minier, #556130)
    - Fix a memory leak in gdk.draw_indexed_image (Paul, #562991)
    - split gtkunixprint defs in order to support multiple gtk versions (Gian)
    - Include <gdk/gdk.h> (Paul, #550442)
    - set_parent_window(None) should work (Paul, #551505)
    - comment out for a while gtk_selection_data_get_data waiting to
      fix a problem in codegen (Gian)
    - Remove compiler warnings (Gian)
    - Update pango examples (Paul, #541476)
    - TypeError not raised when setting gtk.TreeView adjustment property
      to None (Paul, #529623)
    - add __str__ and/or __repr__ to several types (Paul, #526189)

PyGTK requires GTK+ >= 2.8.0 and Python >= 2.3.5 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.

cheers
-- 
Gian Mario Tagliaretti
GNOME Foundation member
gianmt a gnome.org


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