[PD] TkWidget library

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Wed Oct 31 20:12:31 CET 2007

On Wed, 31 Oct 2007, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> First off, Tcl/Tk 8.5 looks to have a lot of performance improvements, 
> especially on Mac OS X, as it shifts from Carbon/QuickDraw to 
> Cocoa/CoreGraphics.

I said that before. I'm claiming that Tcl/Tk 8.5 is too slow. Tcl/Tk 8.4 
is even slower, mostly for OSX, but also, I suspect that the use of 
TrueType fonts takes more juice in general, but I haven't measured yet.

> Since we are talking about Tk now, I was wondering whether it would be 
> possible to use Tcl/Tk's C interface in some objects in order to make 
> things happen more efficiently.

This is not where the bottleneck is.

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