Tcl-URL! for January 15, 2001Jan 15, 2001, 14:56 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrej Vckoski, Richard Suchenwirth)
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 08:04:41 -0600 (CST)
Through an administrative oversight/experiment, this week's edition is a joint production of Andrej Vckoski and Richard Suchenwirth.
Quote of the Week by Cameron Laird:
You do know, don't you, that Tcl "was built purely for [John
Ousterhout's] personal use"?
Ioi Lam launches two threads on deployment issues: "Where should
DLLs be installed?" and "Is pkg_mkIndex really needed?"
A few methods to get a full dump of the call stack. Useful for
extending errorInfo's content when debugging.
Scott Redman lets us know what he is up to and reveals
interesting information about a product that uses Tcl.
David Cuthbert announces Kanga Tcl, the first experimental
"batteries included" distribution (WinNT binaries)
Ryan P. Casey contributes animated GIFs in pure Tcl
A long thread on MacOS, AppleEvents, sockets & pipes
Todd Helfter shows how to return an Oratcl cursor
Donal K. Fellows adds to hash tables from C
Markus Pietrek brainstorms about Tcl/Qt
George Petasis shows how to embed tkcon consoles
For the Newbies:
lreplace might be very expensive on large lists because Tcl has
to re-allocate a lot of memory if the list is a so-called shared
Tcl object. There are, however, tricks to avoid a list object being
considered as shared.
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
Mark Harrison publishes summaries of Tcl Core Team (TCT)
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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