On 2017-09-13, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:58:01 +0200, Thomas Jollans <tjol at tjol.eu> declaimed
> the following:
>>On 2017-09-13 16:47, Rick Johnson wrote:
>>> leam hall wrote:
>>enter? not inter?
> Well... we aren't planning on burying it, are we?
I tried to write a small (but non-trivial) Tcl app once, and would
happily vote to bury Tcl and then might even dance on its grave.
Tkinter, OTOH, is great for small, simple GUI apps -- with a few
1. You have to grit your teeth because you know there's a Tcl
interpreter buried in the details.
2. When you package up a trivial Tkinter application using something
like py2exe, it balloons up to a ginormous size (way larger than
the equivalent app written using wxPython). I assume this is
caused largely by 1.
3. No matter how hard you try, Tkinter apps always look a bit
foreign. I've just given up trying to them to look like native
apps: it doesn't work, and it annoys the mule.
 After wasting several days fighting with TCL's quoting sematics, I
gave up and wrote the app in Scheme (and was done in a couple
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