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Tcl-URL! for March 13, 2000

Mar 13, 2000, 18:57 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 12:47:31 -0600 (CST)
From: Bill Schongar bschonga@cisco.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Mar 13)

It's Tcl, listed chronologically...

The ever-busy Jan Nijtmans announces BLT 2.4o binaries for Tcl 8.3. Available from:
ftp://www.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/sorted/packages-8.0/devel/blt24o.exe
http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/ftparchive/sorted/packages-8.0/devel/blt24o.exe

RedHat Linux users lives just got easier - Jean-Luc Fontaine announces Tcl/Tk 8.3 rpms with the plus patch. Available from:
http://jfontain.free.fr/tcl-8.3.0-1.i386.rpm
http://jfontain.free.fr/tk-8.3.0-1.i386.rpm

In the "was it too quiet around here before?" department, Scriptics announces 'tcllib', the Tcl Standard Library, in an open alpha state. Discussion runs rampant from there...
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=594511128

On the compiler front, Andreas Otto provides another update to his commercial Tcl compiler.. now fortified with Unicode support and other vitamins.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595211716

Richard Suchenwirth introduces the delightful Lish family of internationalization procedures
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=594734996

One recent highlight of the continuing flurry of DnD activity is Farzad Pezeshkpour's report on extraction of names for files, clipboard formats, and so on
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595125313

Thoughts about a Tcl version of STL (the Standard Template Library), including a few on how it might compare/contrast with the announced Tcllib.
http://www.deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=595811412

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

Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.

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