QOTW: And, picture yourself standing in the exercise yard of a federal ... Nah, that s comp.lang.perl. This group is more like a school playground where theMessage 1 of 1 , Dec 4 10:03 AMView SourceQOTW: "> And, picture yourself standing in the exercise yard of a federal
> prison; there are guards with machine guns all around, and bigNah, that's comp.lang.perl.
> ugly guys with bad attitudes looking at you and not liking what
> they see. And post accordingly.
This group is more like a school playground where the place is
filled with kids who see gems when other people only see rocks,
and everyone shares in the magic of a found treasure even if it's
really just something a grown-up threw away. And when they find
something that truly is junk it is just thrown away with a laugh,
and a race to find the next cool thing :-)" Bryan Oakley
"If these wieners [who post to comp.lang.tcl] (and I mean that in the
nicest possible way) can't help, I don't know who can." Ian McGarva
"You can reasonably expect to sit down at a 'bare' computer, and install,
begin to use, and acquire a rudimentary feel for Tcl/Tk in a couple of
hours." Cameron Laird
"Maybe if Tcl/Tk were harder to learn, or more confusing, or you needed to
look things up a lot when you were using it. Then people would buy more
books. :-) [oreilly.com lists 28 Perl books, and only 4 Tcl books]" Bob
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More lessons in regexp
Tcl: the world's leading test-automation language.
More graph madness
TCL for EDA web site
TKSEC - The TK Secure Communications Suite
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries
Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher
Brent Welch maintains "The Tcl Developer Xchange", a highly
organized resource center of documents and software with
provisions for individuals to "set up a link to your software
and update ... as you release new versions."
The Xchange sponsor also keeps info to convince your boss Tcl
is a good thing
The Tcl'ers Wiki is a huge, dynamic, collaboratively edited repository
of documentation, examples, tutorials and pontifications on all things Tcl.
For the ideal overview of the topics about Tcl most likely to
interest a newcomer, see "Arts and Crafts ..."
NeoSoft has a comp.lang.tcl contributed sources archive
Cameron Laird tracks many Tcl/Tk references of interest
Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
Google Groups archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
--in principal. In spring 2001, though,
are more consistently up-to-date. A fourth possibility is
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