Why Tcl/Tk?

Thomas Bartkus thomasbartkus at comcast.net
Thu Jul 28 17:47:38 CEST 2005


"William Park" <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> wrote in message
news:97c93$42e80da0$d8fe9d88$9743 at PRIMUS.CA...
> Jerry He <rebound1618 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I'm a little curious, why does most scripting
> > languges(i.e. python and ruby) use Tcl/Tk rather than
> > wx or Fox as its standard GUI? Although I did notice
> > that the Vpython IDE that uses Tkinker starts up a lot
> > faster than the DrPython IDE that uses wxpython. But
> > that makes no sense, Tk is based on Tcl, a scripting
> > language, but wx is written in C++.
>
> Old habits die hard.  Soon, these folks will die off, and we'll be left
> with GTK+ or wxWidgets.
>

Ahhh! That devilish little "or"

If we only knew which one :-)
Thomas Bartkus





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