Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Mar 12)
Mar 12, 2001, 23:43 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bill Schongar)
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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 17:48:23 -0600 (CST)
From: Bill Schongar email@example.com
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Mar
Wondering how to get a Tcl script to run from within a Java
program, or something along those lines? Maybe you want the tcljava
project at SourceForge, maybe you want the Runtime exec method
within Java... for all sorts of answers, look through this
A quick reminder - if you have access to a mac and compiler, and
would like to help out, TIP #11 is in need of someone to try out
Todd Helfter's Tk patch. Any volunteers?
What to do if you want the equivalent of "wm state . zoomed",
not running on Windows? Turn to the Wiki algorithms, of course -
maximize your windows:
If it's not all Greek to you, it may be Chinese. Richard
provides useful Wiki links for folks dealing with Chinese
characters and encodings which may be a little non-standard:
Feeling the bite of a bytecode bug? If you're not sure what's
happening to give you TclExecuteByteCode execution errors on
Windows, you may want to look at the bug Neil's talking about:
Trying to drag a window around while it has overrideredirect set
to 1? Well then this is the information you're looking for to solve
Daniel Steffen announces an updated version of Jim Ingham's
Macintosh sampleextension-0.2 to link against the stub libraries
and produce a single binary for both PPC and CFM68k processors. Get
the binhex'd package from:
Frederic Bonnet announces major changes to the TkGS font
project, all available on SourceForge at:
Looking for a programming challenge? How about a Tcl version of
the DECSS Perl code posted recently? Of course, you'll need to know
a little about the algorithm, but hey, that's what makes it a
Do you need TclLib to be compatible with older versions of Tcl?
Some of the procedures require "[string ...]" and format functions
available only in 8.2 and later. Make your voice heard if you have
a desperate need...
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
Brent Welch maintains "The Tcl Developer Xchange", a highly
organized resource center of documents and software with provisions
for individuals to "set up a link to your software and update ...
as you release new versions."
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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