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Konovalov, Vadim (Vadim)** CTR ** vadim.konovalov at alcatel-lucent.com
Fri Nov 13 22:29:07 UTC 2009

> From: Geoffrey Broadwell [mailto:geoff at broadwell.org] 

> > it connects to Tcl/Tk library existing on the system in 
> order to provide GUI, much like perl/Tk for perl5, or rather Tcl::Tk.
> > The latter is less widespread but is much easier to 
> implement, that is one of reasons why I am moving this way.
> Fair enough.  Then perhaps call it tcl-embed or tcl-bridge or
> tcl-tk-bridge, or something like that?

thank you for suggestions

> > As for "portable Tk" - I do not know what kind of portable 
> Tk libraries you have in mind, but I often create portable 
> applications with PAR with perl5 that use Tcl::Tk and bring 
> mentioned tk libraries together with final PAR-generated executable.
> pTk, Nick Ing-Simmon's work to unbind the guts of Tk from insisting on
> having Tcl around.  Basis of Perl 5 Tk module.

yes, this is the famous module, which I was refering to as perl/Tk.
I think "p" stands for Perl, rather than "portable", but I am not really sure.


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