Tcl-URL! for October 2, 2000
Oct 02, 2000, 19:51 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrej Vckovski)
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Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 13:29:19 -0500 (CDT)
From: Andrej Vckovski firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Oct
John Ousterhout and others report on the current status of the
Tcl Core Team charter.
Dan Kuchler notes how to properly http::cleanup a HTTP request
using the http package to avoid leaking memory.
Juergen Schoenwaelder gives a hint how to check MIBs before
trying to use them with scotty
There's a new project at SourceForge for accessing Jabber (an
open-source instant messaging system) through Tcl. Take a look
A long thread on platform-independent installers, scripted
documents and more ways to deploy your applications:
Dan Smart proposes fundamental changes to Tcl lists, parsing and
substitution rules. This thread gets (once again) into discussing
evolution vs. revolution and the pace of Tcl development.
Lothar Scholz proposes an extension for multi-column listboxes
for Tk 8.4. He make comparisons with existing implementations.
Andreas Kupries mentions his ParseTools. That extension gives
you access on the Tcl level to internal parsing routines (e.g.,
Tcl_Parse). Great if you do your own development tools.
For the Newbies: Want to do Web applications with Tcl? Here's a
thread giving a (probably incomplete) list of alternatives
Ever wanted to make application-modal dialogs in Tcl? Here's yet
another example how to grab things.
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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