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Jeff Hobbs wrote:
> 
> Cameron Laird wrote:
> >
> > In article <97gocr$dkg$2 / srv38.cas.org>,  <lvirden / cas.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >According to Cameron Laird <claird / starbase.neosoft.com>:
> > >:On the other hand,
> > >:Perl/Tk is unarguably ahead of Tcl/Tk in some of its accessories
> > >:(widget selection).
> > >
> > >
> > >Such a shame that Tcl/Tk programmers haven't kept up in this area.
> >                         .
> >                         .
> >                         .
> > Maybe Jeffrey'll push forward in this area again.
> 
> That's one thing I'd definitely like to do.  However, I disagree with
> Larry that Tcl/Tk programmers haven't "kept up", rather the core guys
> (yes, I was a key one) haven't pushed hard enough to get more widgets
> in the standard distribution.  There are dozens of widgets out there,
> both C-based and pure-Tcl.  The core only has (...) 13 (depending on
> how you count the various button types).  I would like to see that
> at least double for a sooner rather than later release.
> 
> --
>   Jeff Hobbs                     The Tcl Guy
>   Senior Developer               http://www.ActiveState.com/

Conrad Schneiker
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