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Tcl-URL! for January 22, 2001

Jan 22, 2001, 19:58 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard Suchenwirth)

Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 09:36:56 -0600 (CST)
From: Richard Suchenwirth richard.suchenwirth@kst.siemens.de
To: Dr.Dobb's.Tcl-URL.distribution@starbase.neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Jan 22)

8th Annual Tcl/Tk conference in San Diego, Jul 23-27:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=717454226

Thread of the week (most postings) is called "Why Python passed Tcl", but has strayed to many topics from that:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=715988076

Performance of drawing stairsteps on a canvas is discussed in
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=718260372

Rumors on MS Outlook Express using Tcl:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=718791009

Kevin Kenny shows how a proc can find out its own name:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=718247222
and movingly pleas for the readability of expanded regular expressions
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=718246824

Koen van Damme walks the Tcl path to simple persistence
http://www.linuxmonth.com/issue4/articles/tcl_fileformats/tcl_fileformats.h

David Cuthbert proposes Python-style list slice access:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=716303268

For the newbies: an example for custom lsort command
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=717949221

Don Porter shows delicate point in scanning dates:
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=717721401

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/

Volunteers (?) maintain what was formerly the highly organized Scriptics Tcl resource center
http://dev.scriptics.com/resource/

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

Mark Harrison publishes summaries of Tcl Core Team (TCT) activity
http://tcltk.com/docs/tct/

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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