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Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 23:02:52 -0600 (CST)
From: Donald G Porter
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Feb 28)

Still waiting for detailed reports from Tcl2K. Oustervotes? Feather?

TclVSdb 1.2 released. Database facility written entirely in Tcl.

Tclgdbm 0.3 and qgdbm 0.3 released. Tcl interfaces to GNU dbm.

VisualGIPSY 2.5 released. Open Source GUI Builder for Tk.

Long thread probing the capabilities of a newly announced Tcl "compiler". (German)

Web Techniques article: "Writing Intelligent Web Agents".

Poll on proposed BWidgets revisions.

Survey: Why didn't you attend Tcl2K?

Freewrap's FreeWish.exe needs tclpip82.dll .

New Tk 8.3 "feature" on NT: [wm withdraw .] hides [bgerror] dialogs.

Making XIM work with Tcl/Tk 8.3.0 .

Applying formatting tags when inserting text into a text widget.

File locking requires platform- and filesystem-specific trickery.

Unit conversion and measured quantity entry widget.

Cursors, hot spots, and bitmaps.

Discussion about pros and cons of enabling stub interfaces in BLT leads to useful information about what stubs do and do not provide, the prospects of Scriptics accepting core patches which add to the core API, and a definition of insanity.

Argument rerun: Should [package require Tk] == wish ?

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

The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries

Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher

Scriptics maintains a highly organized Tcl resource center

They also keep info to convince your boss Tcl is a good thing

NeoSoft has a comp.lang.tcl contributed sources archive

Cameron Laird tracks many Tcl/Tk references of interest

Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links

Findmail archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts

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