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Tcl-URL! Weekly Tcl News and Links (Apr 9)

Apr 10, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])

During a week in which the Expert Working Group taught Tcl to signal,
"I am towing a submerged object" (at variable speed!), the
QOTW was:  "[I]f you need more than 128 different exit codes, you've
probably got the wrong architecture of software."  Donal Fellows

"Give one vendor carte blanche without appointing an overseeing
committee of _competent_ staff and you can expect that, at some point,
they're going to cross the power and neutral wires."  Rick Kennell


    REMINDER: Tcl'2002 Call For Papers deadline: April 28
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CAE08EF.F2F0892D%40ActiveState.com
    
    A comparison of Java implemented scripting interpreters.
    Jacl does not fare well, but author was using a two year old version!
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=7c1314aefdad8a1a
    
    Embedding Tcl vs Perl.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=2fa2b3aa3180a75a
    
    Embedding Tcl/Tk in MFC, multithreaded with Tk GUI
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=5fe91243996bf7d0
    
    Jeff gives us the details of his recent TEA and project improvements.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CAC1323.6486CEDA%40ActiveState.com

    Wcb 2.8 - Widget callback package
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CB1F2D9.EBDFDA67%40t-online.de
    
    Tablelist 2.4 - Multi-column listbox package
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CB1F2A8.B7A107BA%40t-online.de
    
    Mentry 2.4 - Multi-entry widget package.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CB1F2BE.601E9FF7%40t-online.de
    
    htmlgen and xmlgen 1.0 - Writing HTML with Tcl .
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=4d36de51d1f083b7
    
    FTFTP 0.9 - Fault-Tolerant FTP.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3CB10A26.7090005%40spameepatents.com
    
    YAMI - Distributed & network programming lib - now supports Tcl.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=eb6a3b3b846de710
    
    Mats Bengtsson releases a preliminary version of a canvas-to-SVG
    accessory.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=a5d1fe84d5836930

    Palm Tcl V0.4
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=SvHr8.20868%24nt1.1713598%40newsread2.prod.itd.earthlink.net
    
    SnackAmp 1.8 - A cross platform Tcl/Tk based Mp3, Ogg Vorbis audio/music 
    player, playlister and jukebox.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=988470906a0f85ee
    
    TclStars - A zoomable sky map with 3157 named stars.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=3cac422d%40spider
    
    NewzPoint - A tabbed layout display of multiple web pages.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?group=comp.lang.tcl&selm=pgpmoose.200204030917.17146%40despot.non.net

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.purl.org/net/tcl-welcome

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

    Brent Welch maintains "The Tcl Developer Xchange", a highly
    organized resource center of documents and software with
    provisions for individuals to "set up a link to your software
    and update ... as you release new versions."
        http://www.tcl-tk.net/resource/
    The Xchange sponsor also keeps info to convince your boss Tcl
    is a good thing
        http://www.tcl-tk.net/scripting/      

    The Tcl'ers Wiki is a huge, dynamic, collaboratively edited repository
    of documentation, examples, tutorials and pontifications on all things Tcl.
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/0
    For the ideal overview of the topics about Tcl most likely to
    interest a newcomer, see "Arts and Crafts ..."
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/969

    ActiveState Tools maintains a Cookbook of Tcl recipes
        http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Tcl

    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

    Google Groups archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tcl_announce/   

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
  http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/url.html
--in principal.  In spring 2001, though,
  http://www.ddj.com/topics/tclurl/
  http://tcl.activestate.com:8004/tclurl/
are more consistently up-to-date.  A fourth possibility is                 
  http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Tcl-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.tcl  

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

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