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Tcl-URL! for March 6, 2000

Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 13:27:42 -0600 (CST)
From: Cameron Laird [email protected]
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb’s Tcl-URL! – weekly Tcl news and links (Mar
6)

comp.lang.tcl traffic continues to balloon.

George Howlett writes the current definitive explanation of how
to embed an X application in a BLT container
http://www.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=591070746

Paul Duffin provides carefully-constructed client side stubs
classes
http://x41.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=592186554

Should we make a point of sending jeff covey’s classic
description of “bug reporting” to all new comp.lang.tcl
visitors?
http://freshmeat.net/news/2000/02/26/951627540.html

stderr redirection seems to be what questioners most often
demand of Alexandre Ferrieux
http://x31.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=591791882

Dennis E. Hamilton tells a marvelous tale of education in
“cybersmithery”
http://x32.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=591803780

IBM’s Tcl/SMAPI project

http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/tclsmapi/index.html

Tcl has more ways to parse command-line options than any one
human can remember
http://x28.deja.com/viewthread.xp?AN=592819947

Will cross-platform drag-and-drop become a reality?
http://x43.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=593764752
The entire thread is worth reading

David Gravereaux recapitulates the state of Tcl threading in
terms of the event queue as a FIFO
http://x37.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=593178257

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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