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Tcl-URL! for January 5, 2000

Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 06:51:27 -0600 (CST)
From: Jeffrey Hobbs [email protected]

With the onset of 8.3, people are starting to take note of some
of the positive new effects. Nijtmans answers one query as to why
perceptions of a faster canvas widget are likely reality.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=565745356

Poindexter releases v1.2 of TclTicker, the stock ticket program,
after receiving lots of enthusiastic ideas.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=565928002

http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/ftparchive/sorted/apps/tclticker/1.2/

Brian starts a long thread about the upcoming ::listx
command.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=566233578

While Kupries makes a note of what’s there so far, with
available source code.
http://www.purl.org/NET/akupries/tcltk.html

http://www.purl.org/NET/akupries/listx-src.tar.gz

An interesting article on O’Reilly’s web site ponders whether
scripting languages can really call themselves VHLL (the author
forgot to mention Tcl – maybe that’s why the author concludes
scripting languages lack the V? :^)
http://www.oreilly.com/news/vhll_1299.html

Welch informs us of another Tcl/Tk track at the next O’Reilly
Open Source Convention, in July 2000. Gerald Lester will be heading
it up.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=566204603

http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=566208347

Hobbs notes plans for an upcoming standardized library to be
distributed along with (but not in) the core
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=567015633

Strosberg hits on why you don’t want to leave ‘puts’ calls in
your Tcl code
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/viewthread.xp?AN=566402699

JCW notes that the popular Wiki, et al have moved
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=566961311

The ASED Tcl/Tk IDE reaches v0.9.3 after small bug fixes
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=567988957

http://home.t-online.de/home/andreas.sievers/asedhome.htm

And last, but not least, Fontaine releases v10.1 of moodss, the
Modular OO Dynamic SpreadSheet, which uses features of 8.3
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=568302793

http://jfontain.free.fr/

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://www.scriptics.com/resource/

They also keep info to convince your boss Tcl is a good
thing
http://www.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/

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Jeffrey Hobbs The Tcl Guy
jeffrey.hobbs at scriptics.com Scriptics Corp.

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