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From: Matt Gushee <matt@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Tcl/Tk and RH 9
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 02:15:42AM +0300, Eray Ozkural wrote:
> I must point out that skaller's claims are factually wrong in his post that I 
> replying to. tkinter is the python bindings to tk. It's normal that it isn't 
> included in that standard lousy 1 CD red hat installation.
> Debian package:
> python2.3-tk - Tkinter - Writing Tk applications with Python (v2.3)
> tcl/tk is *not* the same thing as tkinter.

Ah, yes ... being a Python programmer, and a former Tcl programmer, I
should have noticed that myself.

> Besides, Red Hat is *not* the de facto linux distro. There are maybe 100 
> distros right now.

Quite true, but he was referring spefically to the enterprise market.
Red Hat is arguably the de facto standard for large organizations in the
Anglo world (which I am well aware is not the whole world, but it's
where Monsieur Skaller and I both live).

> GTK on the other hand, isn't the top notch toolkit out there. The technically 
> superior toolkit is Qt *grin*

Hmph. I suppose. I personally don't care for it because it's very slow
on older machines, and causes XFree86 to lock up on some. Then there's
the licensing issue on Windows. But better-designed? I guess it probably

Matt Gushee                 When a nation follows the Way,
Englewood, Colorado, USA    Horses bear manure through           its fields;   When a nation ignores the Way,
                            Horses bear soldiers through
                                its streets.
                            --Lao Tzu (Peter Merel, trans.)

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