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Python X Library

The Python X Library is an object-oriented library for writing XWindows client applications. It supports all of X11R6, as well as resource databases and the ICCCM protocol.

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  •  30 Mar 2002 03:42

    Release Notes: Support for the SHAPE extension (allowing non-rectangular windows), and a small Python 2.2 incompatibility fix.

    •  25 Feb 2002 11:48

      Release Notes: Regression tests have been created for the protocol definitions, and the bugs found by the tests have been fixed. There is no new functionality or documentation in this release.

      •  16 Dec 2001 16:22

        Release Notes: The documentation was extended with details on all event types. The failure of Xlib to handle events sent from other clients has been fixed. The put_image() and get_image() methods have been implemented, but handling bitmap data is still left to the user. To simplify this, there is a put_pil_image() which handles a limited set of PIL image formats and screen dept

        •  04 Dec 2001 13:48

          Release Notes: A lot more documentation was added, and some minor bugfixes were made.

          •  12 Jan 2001 19:47

            Release Notes: Python Xlib now works with Python 2.0, and installation has been vastly improved by using distutils.


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