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- Subject: Re: Tweets from a Lua vs. Tcl "Debate"
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:24:02 -0800
On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 11:20 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 2:00 AM, Rob Kendrick <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 11:59:59AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
>>> People still use tcl?!
>>> [granted I last used it circa 1993, but it was a very painful
>> It's still very popular in some EDA tools, alas.
> There are a lot of "legacy" Tk "applications" - they were coded when
> Tk was the fastest way to make a usable and portable GUI and never
> re-coded. The R language CRAN repository picker when you install a
> package is an example. There's a fair amount of embedded Perl that
> serves the same sort of function.
Don't forget gitk and its ilk. I wouldn't be surprised if gitk is one
of the most commonly used Tk programs still out there.