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Tcl-URL! for April 17, 2000

Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 13:20:35 -0500 (CDT)
From: Bill Schongar [email protected]
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb’s Tcl-URL! – weekly Tcl news and links (Apr
17)

It’s Tax Time in the states, but still Tcl time elsewhere.

Jeff Hobbs gives us all the details on Tcl/Tk releases over the
next few months, including the April 20 release of 8.3.1, and the
possible May/June 8.4 Alpha. Follow-ups demonstrate that the status
of [incr Tcl] remains a very interesting question:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=609296239

http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=612149375

Queries and options on parsing email through Tcl, including a
pointer to the Tcl-MIME package:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=610960272

Considering lookaheads in your regular expressions? Then
consider a brief comment from Henry Spencer on the matter:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=609403468

Thoughts on a Database API, forwarded from the TCLDB mailing
list for your perusal:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=609685645

Simulating objects and cross-process queues without an
object-oriented system or extension. The quick answer is “No.”:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=609816148

Does the world end when your clock tries to count past the year
2038? Why yes, unless you’re on a 64-bit or other extended/modified
system:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=610082723

AOLServer 3.0 is released to the world at large, for high
multi-threaded performance (insert other buzzwords here, if you
want…) websites. Oh yeah, and it’s Tcl-enabled, of course:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=610455731

Get Metaphsyical with your tabs – Traversal.tcl is announced to
provide conceptual tab group bindings to your arrow keys:
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=611051354

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/

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

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