#if Paul Brannan
> On Mon, 19 Nov 2001, Phlip wrote:
> 
> > Next question - which desktop bonds to Ruby better - Ruby-Gtk, or Ruby-Qt?
> > Is there any such thing as the latter??
> 
> IMO, the big advantage of GTK+ for Ruby is libglade.  You can use Glade to
> create an XML file containing your interface, and then dynamically load
> that interface at run-time; no compiling or conversion step is necessary.
> This works well in Python and in C, too.  Of course, you have to be
> willing to live with some of GTK+'s "quirks" (tanstaafl!).
> 
> AFAIK, with QT, you must use ui2rb to convert the .ui file to a .rb
> script.  I do not know if FOX has anything similar.

That was the case with Qt 2, but with Qt 3 you can build the interface
from XML at runtime. Not that I see much point in that for dialogs.
We build menu and toolbars from XML at runtime in KDE. That actually
makes sense :)

Rik