Christopher Hylands (SeeMySignature@for.my.email.address) wrote:
: In article <E83MAz.IA1@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Prescod) writes:
: Sun is pushing Java more than ever. The reason for their interest
: in TCL seems to be this dichtomy between systems programming
: languages and scripting languages.
: Seems to me that the combination of Java and Tcl is _very_ powerful.
: My point is that you have your lunch and eat the other guy's too :-)
: It seem like most Java GUIs are ugly as sin (misaligned entry boxes of
: different lengths etc.). Tk GUIs are easy to tune because you can
: keep evaluating a proc until it looks right. With Java, you usually
: have to recompile and restart. (SpecJava might help here, I don't know)
Getting bored by the constant flamming? How about a little Jacl -- a
Tcl interpreter written in Java. Jacl is a perfect marriage between
Java and Tcl. When it's finished, it will have the ability to script
any arbitrary Java object using Tcl. See
Jacl's admittedly lame motto is "Doodle once, script anywhere".
Comments? Feature requests? Please send mail to
-- Ioi Lam