Re: Forms support in clients
Mon, 26 Sep 1994 09:39:13 +0100

> Tcl isn't a "real GUI" language - not to start any language wars, mind
> you, but I think the reason people mention Tcl and GUI in the same breath
> is Tk, which (though I haven't played with it yet) is a GUI class library
> which runs under Tcl (Tcl:Tk::C:Motif, in other words). Last I heard Tk
> was being ported to Perl as well (TkPerl). Another, more complete
> solution is something like WINTERP, a LISP-ish language with integrated
> user interface capabilities.

Not to start a language war, but Tk has also been ported to Python.
The home URL for Python is, read the
INDEX or index.html file; the Tk port in is tkinter.tar.gz.

See also comp.lang.python and

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