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Tcl-URL! for December 18, 2000

Dec 18, 2000, 19:41 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrej Vckovski)

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Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 07:28:53 -0600 (CST)
From: Andrej Vckovski andrej.vckovski@netcetera.ch
To: Dr.Dobb's.Tcl-URL.distribution@starbase.neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Dec 18)

A few interesting resources on how to create a new channel type in C.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=703640471

Alexander Caldwell raises the question on how to handle username/password in URLs for HTTP basic authentication with the http package.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704094937

Have you ever wondered what happens to stdout in Tk applications? Here are a few answers for various platforms.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704222505

Handling background errors explained. This applies for applications using Tcl's event loop, such as Tk applications, asynchronous I/O and timer events.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704405674

Ioi Lam asks for a comparison of Tcl to other scripting languages with respect to internationalization (i18n)issues.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704611207

Bernhard Wallner launches a discussion about the consistency of handling double-dashes '--' when parsing options.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704825421

Mo DeJong proposes an improvement of the trace command.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704833604

Various options to convert a "Julian Day" into a 'clock seconds' time representation.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=704891064

Steve Ball proposes to use a different approach for building TEA compliant extensions.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=705108855

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/

Mark Harrison publishes summaries of Tcl Core Team (TCT) activity
http://tcltk.com/docs/tct/

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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