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... with a more permissive licence (Qt for Python is LGPL, PyQt is GPL or $550 per dev commercially).



And it's generally worth it. PyQt has been great, and I find the messaging from Pyside a little offputting -- "finally, Qt for Python." Pyside, you weren't there when I needed you, and now you're back and you want to pretend like we don't have history?


When did you need it? Because PySide is not new.


PySide didn't support Qt5. That's because the project was basically left for dead by Nokia and then Digia - for Qt proper, bindings will always be an afterthought.

Meanwhile, PyQt just chugged along just fine. Riverbank must keep focusing on it all the time or it will die. The incentives are very different.


PySide was stuck on Qt4 and basically stalled. PySide2 is practiaclly a new project. For Qt5 bindings, PyQt has been the only game in town for years, and Riverbank has done a damn good job of it.




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