[PD] [Pd] Graphics Toolkits?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Tue Nov 6 18:32:13 CET 2007

Tcl/Tk shares a similar problem with many "dynamic languages" in that  
they are hard to debug, since everything happens at runtime.  The  
delayed execution levels in Tcl using "" [] and {} can be a mind bender.


On Nov 6, 2007, at 12:14 PM, Chuckk Hubbard wrote:

> Gumby, nice, lol.
> I have now discovered that someone created Tcl/Tk interpreters for  
> Csound too.  There goes the next few months of my life.
> I have to ask, though (reply off-list if it's too OT): when you say  
> Tcl is wacky, just how wacky do you mean?  I noticed that its  
> handling of most programming capabilities is pretty off-beat, but  
> I'm finding it very easy to learn and understand, as others have  
> said.  Would you say there are serious flaws or inefficiencies, or  
> is it just idiosyncratic?
> -Chuckk
> On 11/6/07, Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at eds.org> wrote:
> Tcl is whacky, but Tk is quite flexible and well developed for  
> making GUIs. Check out tomorrow's auto-build if you want to make  
> your mouse cursor turn into gumby :)  It's in hcs/cursor- help.pd
> .hc
> On Nov 5, 2007, at 8:12 PM, Chuckk Hubbard wrote:
>> I have now discovered the wonder that is Tcl/Tk.
>> There goes the next few weeks of my life...
>> -Chuckk
> -- 
> http://www.badmuthahubbard.com


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