Several entries on Tile and TableList at the Tkinter wiki

jim-on-linux inq1ltd at
Mon Nov 27 18:29:58 CET 2006

Thanks for posting this entry,

The fact that a wiki or help site doesn't get a 
lot of traffic is not an necessarily an indicator 
of it's usfulness.  It indicates to me that the 
product, in this case Tkinter, may be easy to use 
and understand, after working with it a little, A 
lot of help may not be necessary.

A good example is the py2exe help site.
At one time not to long ago there might be 8 to 12 
post per day, or more. Today by my unscientific 
count method, I don't think there are more than 3 
to 4 post per week.  Yet, py2exe and Tkinter is 
almost as valuable as Python. If we couldn't 
build programs for Windows, where would a python 
programmes's money come from?

Thanks again,


On Sunday 26 November 2006 15:50, Kevin Walzer 
> I'm not sure how often members of this list
> visit the Tkinter wiki at
> this wiki seems to have less traffic in general
> than the Tcl/Tk wiki at
> Given that, I hope it's not out of line for me
> to call attention to several pages that I've
> posted about integrating Tile
> ( and
> TableList (,
> into Tkinter
> applications. I've noted a serious lack of
> resources/documentation about these two
> powerful Tk components. In addition to some
> documentation, screenshots, and sample
> applications, I've posted updated versions of
> the original TableList and Tile wrappers by
> Martin Franklin.
> I should take this moment to thank Mr. Franklin
> for his work on these wrappers; whatever I
> added to them was pretty minimal compared to
> the heavy lifting he did. He originally posted
> them on the Internet last year, but the site
> that hosted them has gone dark. Anyway, Mr.
> Franklin, if you are reading this, thank you
> for your hard work; it has been enormously
> helpful. I hope my own efforts extend your work
> and make it even more useful for other Tkinter
> developers.
> Here are the links:
> Hope these prove useful to others, as starting
> points for your own work if nothing else.
> Corrections and improvements are of course
> invited; it's a wiki!
> --
> Kevin Walzer
> Code by Kevin

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