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Tcl-URL! for October 16, 2000

Oct 16, 2000, 19:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrej Vckovski)

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Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 05:51:37 -0500 (CDT)
From: Andrej Vckovski andrej.vckovski@netcetera.ch
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Oct 16)

A hint and patch to make freewrap and oratcl work together on Windows platform.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679717029

Chris Nelson launches an interesting thread discussing the behavior of 'glob {}', that is, matching files with a zero-length. filename. Some interesting platform-dependencies are discovered!
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679800976

Mark Harrison and Andreas Kupries report on the Tcl Core Team
(TCT) activities.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679819548
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679865786

There is some disagreement on how to efficiently count characters in large text widgets.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679838952

Andreas Kupries proposes a source data format for 'Tcl Improvement Proposals' (TIPs) that are easy to write, read and search.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679894423

An interesting thread launched by Philip Newton discusses various methods to replace elements in sub-lists.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=680172043

For the Newbies:
Ever wanted to do networking with Tcl? This thread explains why you might not need an additional extension for that and gives you a pointer to Mo DeJong's EasySocket package if you need an extension.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=679787312

A small tip on how to determine the platform your application is running on and a hint on how to find such information yourself.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=680725256

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/

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http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.tcl%20Tcl-URL%21

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