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Tcl-URL! for February 8, 2000

Feb 08, 2000, 17:43 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Donald G Porter)

Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 07:01:39 -0600 (CST)
From: Donald G Porter dgp@cam.nist.gov

Only one week until Tcl2K! February 14-18, Austin TX
http://www.usenix.org/events/tcl2k/

Scott Redman says what he can about "What's hot at Scriptics?"
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=581367703

tclhttpd 2.3.7 replaces badly broken release 2.3.6 Restores proper Base64 decoding with 8.1+ releases of Tcl
http://www.scriptics.com/products/tclhttpd/

mod_dtcl 0.7.3, an Apache module providing server parsed Tcl
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=579290139
http://comanche.com.dtu.dk/dave/

Agentk 1.0b4, a Tk extension providing an animation toolkit
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=580594971
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/grads/m/Scott.McCrickard/agentk/

New releases of Wcb 2.1 and Mentry 1.1
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=581955744
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=581955743
http://www.nemethi.de/

New release of the Modular OO Dynamic SpreadSheet: moodss 10.2
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=582292896
http://jfontain.free.fr/

Tcl/SMAPI 1.0 from IBM provides Tcl commands to interact with the ViaVoice speech recognition engine through SMAPI.
http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/tclsmapi/

The Nebula Device from Radon Labs is a game engine which uses Tcl/Tk
http://www.radonlabs.de/

Gotchas when callbacks servicing events re-enter the event loop
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=579832548
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=580523872

Use of [bindtags] to "subclass" the bindings of a Tk widget
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=580753477

"do ... while" is a good example of creating custom control flow commands in Tcl
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=581096321

Using Tcl on a 64-bit machine? Help the Tcl developers with their cross-platform testing
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=582113082

A long and wide-ranging thread covering several issues about how Tcl packages in a "standard library" should behave so they play well together and with a net-aware [package] command.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=580376693
http://pitch.nist.gov/nics/
http://www.cogent.net/%7Eduquette/tcl/namespaces.html
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=580555863

Quote of the week nominees

"The best way to profile Tcl code is to write it and try it."
- Bob Techentin

"TEA makefiles are cross-platform, as long as your platform is GNU"
- David Cuthbert

"A centralized registry is a great idea. Everybody should have one."
- David Cuthbert

Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries
http://www.westend.com/~kupries/c.l.t.welcome.html

Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher
http://www.purl.org/NET/Tcl-FAQ/

Scriptics maintains a highly organized Tcl resource center
http://www.scriptics.com/resource/

They also keep info to convince your boss Tcl is a good thing
http://www.scriptics.com/scripting/

NeoSoft has a comp.lang.tcl contributed sources archive
http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/contributed-software/

Cameron Laird tracks many Tcl/Tk references of interest
http://starbase.neosoft.com/~claird/comp.lang.tcl/

Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_tcl_tk.html

Findmail archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
http://www.egroups.com/list/tcl_announce/

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.tcl%20Tcl-URL%21

Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.

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