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Tcl-URL! for November 20, 2000

Nov 20, 2000, 20:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cameron Laird)

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 11:11:08 -0600 (CST)
From: Cameron Laird claird@neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Nov 20)

While anxiety and even anguish over our post-Ajuba Solutions trajectory continue to fester in some circles, generous programmers have been posting *great* contributions lately. Chris Nelson awarded QOTW honors to Yvette Venter: "the [clt] newsgroup people certainly are the most helpful, PATIENT and friendly around."

Kevin Kenny, Robert Heller, Chris Cox, and others explain the significance of PostScript for display and its consequences

Rolf Schroedter clarifies several advanced topics in TclPro use

Robert Heller shares fine points of freewrapping an application with loadable elements

Tom Wilkason presents a collection of labeled entries arranged pleasantly and scrollably

George Peter Staplin embeds an xterm more minimally and didactically than either TkSteal or BLT can

Along with his great Wiki service, Richard Suchenwirth occasionally contributes such jewels of exposition as this presentation of module packaging alternatives http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=695760443 It's popularly believed Tcl doesn't have (in the core) multi-dimensioned arrays. Ha! It has *better* ones that Fortran (in a sense that's admittedly mildly controversial) http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=693995026

Hemang Lavana interrogates the namespace resolution mechanism in a revealing dialogue

Andreas Kupries has fun with SourceForge. He presents accepted practice for clearing bugs in such hosted projects as Tcl http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=694889570 and also illustrates that there's far more going on with our beloved-but-poorly-marketed Tcl than any one person begins to know http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=695272928

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

Mark Harrison publishes summaries of Tcl Core Team (TCT) activity

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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