Tcl-URL! for August 6, 2000
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Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 23:57:01 -0500 (CDT)
From: "Hall, Leam" LHall@rosenbluth.com
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Aug
Karl Lehenbauer sums up the window of opportunity in the
"Quote of the Week":
We're out on the track, we're running good and the green flag is
out. The language is going into the hands of an eager core team.
Now is the time to STEP ON THE GAS. Do stuff to make it easier to
build, release, obtain and run Tcl and extensions on every
To make this happen, Michael McLennan is coordinating the community
voting for the Tcl Core Team. Visit
consider the people, and participate. Most of the candidates have
made significant postings on comp.lang.tcl
On the technical side: George Peter Staplin shows how to have
two listboxes share the same scrollbar.
Besides giving us the "Quote of the Week", Karl Lehenbauer talks
about a "kinder, gentler" memory error and a possible way to fix
Bob Techentin gives us a quick example of using SWIG to extend
Cameron Laird points to Perl's "State of the Onion". This thread
has provided much food for thought; including notes on other
scripting languages, and even a contribution from Guido van Rossum!
(author of the Python Language)
For the Newbies:
Have you visited the Tcl Wiki?
Richard Suchenwirth points to a rudimentary screen-saver for the
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these
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
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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