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Tcl-URL! for June 26, 2000

Jun 26, 2000, 19:26 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 08:46:14 -0500 (CDT)
From: Bob Techentin techentin.robert@mayo.edu
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Jun 26)

Andreas Kuprias and Jeffrey Hobbs post summaries of the European Tcl/Tk Users Meeting
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=636607380
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=636994386
http://starbase.neosoft.com/~claird/comp.lang.tcl/tcl_conference.html#FEUM

Vincent Darley contributes a patch to trace commands and execution
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=636439399

How much overhead is there when storing data in an array? If you've got huge amounts of data, you need to know. Paul Duffin answers
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=636731243
and the group concludes that the overhead of Tcl_Obj is 24 bytes on a 32 bit system. This swiftly leads to a suggestion and patch to allow Tcl_Objs as array indices
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637683170

The Tcl Core Team (TCT) supplements the recently announced roadmap.
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637050568

Marty Backe starts an interesting thread by pointing out that the latest Linux versions are upgrading Tcl/Tk (usually from 8.0) to 8.3.1.
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637064797

Is Tcl/Tk good for large projects?
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637955813
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637732393
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637830582
http://deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=637754681

Quote of the week! Mike Hoegeman writes: > so tell your boss he's full of it ;-)...

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://dev.scriptics.com/resource/

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