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comp.lang.tcl Tcl Bibliography, Part 1/1 (April 1, 1996)


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This is the Tcl bibliography, covering published and semi-published
articles and other sources of information about Tcl, Tk, and
associated packages, extensions, and applications.  It has been
uploaded to the NeoSoft archive (ftp.neosoft.com) and should soon be
moved into the /pub/tcl/alcatel/docs directory ... maybe.

The Tcl archive has moved again!  Sam Kimery at Alcatel has (quite
understandably) become too busy to keep up, so the responsibility has
shifted to NeoSoft.  The move is recent, and NeoSoft is planning a
reorganization which hasn't happened yet.  The former Alcatel archive
is located at:

    ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/

I believe that all URLs in this bibliography have been changed
appropriately, and they will change again when the reorganization is
finished.

This bibliography was originally sections V.A-V.B of part 1 of Larry
W. Virden's comp.lang.tcl FAQ, which has been split into multiple
documents.  Larry still helps by forwarding me information about Tcl
resources he finds.  In fact, I still have quite a few updates from
him and others sitting in the queue, waiting to be added to the
bibliography.  Maybe next month.

If you know of any other articles, online documents, or other similar
resources related to Tcl, and especially if you write them, please let
me know about them:

	Glenn Vanderburg <glv@utdallas.edu>

Information about inaccuracies in the bibliography is also welcome.


Overview:

A. The Seminal Papers
B. The Expect distribution
C. Miscellaneous other online materials
D. Published articles, books, and similarly available resources


New items:

C.109: 1996 USENIX Tcl and Tk BOF summary by Mike Hopkirk
D.39: Book: _Graphical Applications with Tcl and Tk_, by Eric Johnson
D.40: Book: _The Visualization Toolkit_, by Will Schroeder et. al.
D.41: Book: _The Tcl and Tk Reference Manual_, edited by Donnie Barnes et. al.

Changed items:

C.3:  Updated to reflect withdrawal of the draft of Ousterhout's book.
D.17: Book: _Tcl and the Tk Toolkit_, by John Ousterhout
      Entry updated to include current URL, publication information.
D.23: Book: _Practical Programming in TCL and TK_, by Brent Welch
      Entry updated to include current URL, publication information.
D.31: Book: _Exploring Expect_, by Don Libes
      Entry updated to include current URL.

The book deals with an introduction to Tcl/Tk in an easy fashion, along
with tips on development, and in the future, discussions of several of
the extensions such as incr tcl , TclX, BLT, etc.  The book covers Tcl
7.4 and Tk 4.0, and includes a chapter on porting applications from Tk
3.6 to Tk 4.0.

Publication Information:

Author: Brent Welch
Title: Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0-13-182007-9
Pages: 450

Further information can be found at:

http://www.smli.com/~bwelch/book/

----------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------------

A. The Seminal Papers

John Ousterhout, the author of Tcl and Tk, presented these two papers
at USENIX conferences.  They are somewhat out of date as far as the
technical details go, but they remain interesting and useful.

1. Ousterhout, J.K., (1990) ``TCL: An Embeddable Command Language'', in
the Proceedings of the 1990 Winter USENIX Conference, pp 133-146.

ftp://ftp.smli.com/pub/tcl/tclUsenix90.ps

2.Ousterhout, J.K., (1991) ``An X11 Toolkit Based on the TCL Language'',
in the Proceedings of the 1991 Winter USENIX Conference, pp 105-115.

ftp://ftp.smli.com/pub/tcl/tkUsenix91.ps
ftp://ftp.smli.com/pub/tcl/tkF10.ps

(The last of these files is the contents of Figure 10 of the Tk paper)

If you have trouble retrieving the papers via FTP or printing them,
send bmiller@cs.berkeley.edu your U.S. Mail address and he will mail
you paper copies.

------------------------------

B. The Expect distribution

	With the Expect distribution, there are several Postscript documents
available which have been published.

1. "Curing Those Uncontrollable Fits of Interaction", Don Libes, Proceedings
of the Summer 1990 USENIX Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 11-15, 1990.  

	This paper is discussion of implementation, philosophy, and design.  
	Its address is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/seminal.ps.Z 

2. "Using expect to Automate System Administration Tasks", Don Libes, 
Proceedings of the 1990 USENIX Large Systems Administration Conference (LISA)
IV, Colorado Springs, CO, October 17-19, 1990.  

	This paper is discussion and examples specifically aimed at system 
	administrators.  The address of this paper is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/sysadm.ps.Z

3. "expect: Scripts for Controlling Interactive Programs", Don Libes, Computing
Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, University of California Press Journals, 1991.

	A comprehensive paper of example scripts.  This paper's address is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/scripts.ps.Z

4. "Regression Testing and Conformance Testing Interactive Programs",
Don Libes, Proceedings of the Summer 1992 USENIX Conference, San Antonio, CA,
June 8-12, 1992. 

	This paper discusses the application of expect to the verification
	of software.  This paper's address is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/regress.ps.Z

5. See above for "A Debugger for Tcl Applications" reference.

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/tcl-debug.ps.Z

6. "Kibitz - Connecting Multiple Interactive Programs Together",
Don Libes, Software - Practice & Experience, John Wiley & Sons, West
Susses, England, Vol. 23, No. 5, May 1993.

	This paper is a discussion of using Tcl and Expect to connect multiple
	interactive programs together.  This paper's address is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/kibitz.ps.Z

7. "X Wrappers for Non-Graphic Interactive Programs", Don Libes,
draft for Xhibition 94.

	This paper discusses encapsulating standard command interfaces
into a graphical user interface.  This paper's address is:

ftp://ftp.cme.nist.gov/pub/expet/

------------------------------

C. Miscellaneous other online materials

1. The ftp address for a Quick Reference TeX guide, updated recently
to Tcl 7.3 is:

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/ 

Many thanks to "Jeff Tranter" <Jeff.Tranter@software.mitel.com> for 
contributing it.

2. PostScript versions of some (out-of-date) man pages were provided by 
"Adrian Ho" <adrianho@nii.ncb.gov.sg>.  The addresses for these are:

ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/UCB/tcl/barkley/docs/
ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/UCB/tcl/barkley/docs/
ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/UCB/tcl/barkley/docs/

3. The draft of Ousterhout's book (see entry D.17) is no longer
available online.

4. A series of PostScript slides used in a tutorial on Tcl and Tk at
the 1993 X Conference are available as:

ftp://ftp.smli.com/pub/tcl/tut.tar.Z

5. A set of Postscript files collected for the Tcl 93 workshop proceedings
is available as:

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1993/

	This file contains the following papers:

a. "A Debugger for Tcl Applications", by Don Libes, National Institute
of Standards and Technology.

	Describes a debugger for Tcl applications.

b. "A Compiler for the Tcl Language", by Adam Sah and Jon Blow, University
of California, Berkeley, CA.

	A discussion of the design issues for providing a compiler for the Tcl
	language.

c. "[incr tcl] - Object-Oriented Programming in TCL", by Michael J. McLennan,
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Allentown, PA.

	Describes a set of extensions for organizing Tcl procedures and
data into packages.

d. "CASTE: A class system for Tcl", by Michael S. Braverman, University of
California, Berkeley, CA.

	Introduces a structured object class extension for Tcl.

e. "Interfacing an Object-Oriented Database System from Tcl", by 
Dietmar Theobald, Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe Germany

	A generic interface extension to an object-oriented database.

f. "Tcl Distributed Programming", by Brian C. Smith, Lawrence A. Rowe, and
Stephen C. Yen, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

	Introduces the Tcl-DP extension to Tcl.

g. "Cooperating Applications through Tcl/Tk and DCE", by David Richardson,
University of Michigan

	Description of integrating Tcl/Tk into Open Software Foundation's
Distributed Computing Environment.

h. "NeoSoft Whiteboard - A framework for Internet-based Collaboration",
by Karl Lehenbauer, Ellyn Mustard, NeoSoft, Inc., Brad Morrison,
Paranet, Inc.

	Describes a generic groupware framework using Tcl/Tk.

i. "Tcl/Tk as a Basis for Groupware", by Mark Roseman, University of Calgary,
Alberta Canada

	Why Tcl/Tk provides a good environment for groupware developers. 

j. "Tcl and Tk Use in the Artifact Based Collaboration System", by
John Menges and Mark Parris, University of North Carolina.

	Describes a collaboration system being built at UNC whose user
interfaces are based on Tk.

k. "Ak: An Audio Toolkit for Tcl/Tk", by Andrew C. Payne, formerly of
Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Lab, presently
of OpenMarket.

	Describes Ak, an audio extension for Tcl build on the AudioFile
System.

l. "A Tcl/Tk Continuous Media Player", by Brian C. Smith, Lawrence A. Rowe, and
Stephen C. Yen, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

	A Tk application that supports playback of live digital audio and
	video on a Unix workstation.

m. "Tcl in a High-Throughput Biological Lab", by Scott P. Hunicke-Smith &
Dan Mosedale, Stanford Yeast Genome Project

	Description of use of Tcl based control of a laboratory robot.

n. "Autonomous Knowledge Agents - How Agents use the Tool Command Language",
by Raymond W. Johnson, Lockheed Missiles and Space Corporation, Palo Alto,
CA.

	Descriptions of traits of a software agent and how one of these
traits led to the use of Tcl.

o. "Implementing a Visualization of an Industrial Productions Cell Using
Tcl/Tk", by Arthur Brauer, Claus Lewerentz, and Thomas Lindner,
Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe Germany.

	Discussion of a complex animated simulation written using Tk/Tcl.

p. "Writing Object-oriented Tcl-based Systems using Objectify", by 
Wayne A. Christopher, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

	Describes Objectify, a facility for integrating C++ classes into
	Tcl-based systems.

q. "Use of Tcl/Tk in DTS, an Interactive Optimization and Scheduling System",
by Benjamin Fried, Aleks Gollu and Othar Hansson, Heuristicrats Research Inc.

	An abstract of the work being done with Tcl in a NASA scheduling
system.

r. "Embedding a Scheme Interpreter in the Tk Toolkit", by
Erick Gallesio, Valbonne, France.

	Describes STk, which is a Tk package with Scheme replacing Tcl.

s. "The Next, Best Thing in File Browsers", by Michael A. Harrison,
Thomas A. Phelps, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

	Describes NBT, an extended NeXTSTEP file selection box.

t. "Tcl/Tk - An Integration Vehicle for the Microwave/Millimeter-Wave
Pilot Sites (MMPS)", by Kevin B. Kenny, Brion D. Sarachan,
Robert N. Sum Jr., and Wayne H. Uejio, GE Corporate R&D.

	Describes developing wrappes for commercial vendor
applications like FrameMaker (R) and Xess (R).

u. "Generalising a File Manager into an Address Book and Other Things",
by J. D. Newmarch, University of Canberra, Australia

	Describing a redesign of an X file manager to allow the best
features of a command line environment and a graphical interface.

v. "Noosa: Execution Monitoring using Tcl and Tk", by Anthony M. Sloane,
University of Colorado.

	An overview of an event-based execution monitoring system.

w. "An Interactive Compiler Development System", by Gary S. Tyson,
Robert J. Shaw and Matthew K. Farrens, University of California, Davis, CA.

	Describes an interactive graphical optimizer.

6. A second set of Postscript files consisting primarily of overhead slides
is available as:

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1993/

	This file (tcl93-proceedings2) contains the following slides:

a. "Cooperating Applications through Tcl/Tk and DCE", by David Richardson,
University of Michigan.

b. "Ak An Audio Toolkit for Tcl & Tk", by Andrew Payne, formerly of 
Digital Equipment Corporation, Cambridge Research Laboratory, currently of
OpenMarket.

c. "Tcl Distributed Programming", by Brian C. Smith, Lawrence A. Rowe,
Stephen C. Yen, University of California at Berkeley.

d. "Supervisory Control Language - Applying Tcl to the Realtime Arena"
presentation by Computerized Processes Unlimited, Inc.

e. "Tcl / Tk as a Basis for Groupware" by Mark Roseman

	This file (tcl93-proceedings2) contains the PostScript for the paper:

f. "A Table Manager for Tk", by G. A. Howlett <George.A.Howlett@att.com>,
ATT.

	This file (tcl93-proceedings2) also contains the slides and
"minutes" from John Ousterhout's four "Future Directions for Tcl and
Tk" sessions at the workshop:

g. Future directions: goals for discussion and possible topics

h. Future directions issue #1: managing extensions

i. Future directions issue #2: evaluating untrusted scripts

j. Future directions issue #3: improving the Tk binding mechanism

7. The Tcl Compiler (TC) Frequently Asked Questions by Adam Sah
<asah@cs.Berkeley.EDU> is a document describing TC, which is a work
in progress.  Contact Adam for details.

8. A compact yet detailed overview of Tcl, Tk and Xf is available thanks
to the graciousness of theobald@fzi.de (Dietmar Theobald) at:

ftp://ftp.fzi.de/pub/OBST/current/compress/psfiles/
(compressed format)
and
ftp://ftp.fzi.de/pub/OBST/current/gzip/psfiles/
(gzip format)

It is called Tcl/Tk in a Nutshell, was last updated in July of 1993,
and is part of the STONE structured open environment.

9. Softcopy of an article about PhoneStation, a tool using Tk and Tcl, was
presented at the 1993 Winter USENIX Conference.

Uhler, Stephen A. (1993) ``PhoneStation, Moving the Telephone onto the 
Virtual Desktop'', in the Proceedings of the 1993 Winter USENIX Conference,
pp ??-??

A softcopy of the paper is available as 
ftp://bellcore.com/pub/PhoneStation/ 

10. VanAndel, J.H., 1993: ``Design of a New Radar Control and Data Acquisition 
System''.  Preprints, 26th Conference on Radar Meteorology, Norman, Oklahoma

The paper is available in postscript form via the experimental web server:
<a href="http://www.atd.ucar.edu/jva/RadarControl.AMS.ps"> Radar Control PS </a>

11. Mark A. Harrison <mharriso@utdallas.edu>  has written a Tk/Tcl
information sheet, providing an introductory look at why one might want to 
use Tcl and Tk.  Version 1.0 was posted to comp.lang.tcl as
<278ml0$457@news.utdallas.edu>.  Contact him for a copy.

12. Cedric Beust <beust@modja.inria.fr> has written a short article
giving guidelines on where to start when writing a Tcl extension.  You
may find it at ftp://avahi.inria.fr/tcl/ .
It is titled "Writing a Tcl extension: the Toocl example" and describes
the work done on the Tooltalk extension.  The paper is dated August 10, 1993.

13. Douglas Pan and Mark Linton <linton@marktwain.rad.sgi.com> have
written the paper ``Dish: A Dynamic Invocation Shell for Fresco''.
It is available at ftp://sgi.com/graphics/fresco/dish.ps.Z .  The FAQ
as well as some other papers are in ftp://sgi.com/graphics/fresco/ .
Fresco is an X Consortium project - non-members interested in contributing
to the effort should contact Mark Linton.

14. Michael Jipping, Hope College , (1993) ``Using Tcl as a Tool Talk
Encapsulation'', in the Sun User Group Eleventh Annual Conference and
Exhibition PROCEEDINGS, pp 161-174.  This details work done writing an
abstract extension to Tcl which enables one to encapsulate tools to
make them ToolTalk aware.

15. A WorldWideWeb (WWW) resource for Ada Tcl is available as:
http://www.cs.colorado.edu/homes/arcadia/public_html/adatcl.html

16. A WWW resource for the MBV Lab's Tcl/Tk support is:

http://cornea.mbvlab.wpafb.af.mil/tcl.html

17. A WWW resource for the HTCLtoTCL program is available at:

http://www.lbl.gov/~clarsen/clarsen.html

18. A WWW resource for describing the set of extra ServiceMail
Tcl scripts is available at:

http://keck.tamu.edu/cgi/staff/emailserver.html

19. A WWW resource describing the HTML to Tcl preprocessor is
available at:

http://www.lbl.gov/~clarsen/projects/htcl.html

20. A WWW resource discussing Tk/Tcl style issues is available at:

http://www.atd.ucar.edu/jva/TCL.style.html

21. A WWW resource discussing Visual Numerics PV-Wave with Tk/Tcl is
available at:

http://www.atd.ucar.edu/jva/rds/wave_tk.html

22. A set of WWW resources discussing the Fermilab's use of Tcl within
a massive data manipulation package can be found at:

http://fndauh.fnal.gov:8000/spectro/doc/www/spectro.home.html
http://fndauh.fnal.gov:8000/shiva/doc/www/shiva.home.html
http://fndauh.fnal.gov:8000/ftcl/extended/tcllib/help

as well as various pages underneath this set of homes.

23. A soft file containing notes on Tcl and quoting philosophy can be
found at ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/ 

24. There are references to Tcl and Tk (and perhaps other Tcl based
interpreters) within the following WWW databases:

The Catalog of Free Compilers and Interpreters:
http://cui_www.unige.ch/freecomp

and
The Language List:
http://cui_www.unige.ch/langlist

25. The first Tcl 'home page' is now available via the WWW URL:

http://www.sco.com/IXI/of_interest/tcl/Tcl.html

Thanks to Mike Hopkirk <hops@sco.com> for the time, energy and resources to 
make this available.  Note that this page is also available for those behind a
firewall as:
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/

This WWW link is mirrored at the following locations.  There is no
guarantee that they will be as up to date.

http://ita.tutkie.tut.ac.jp/tcl/Tcl.html
http://www.isu.edu/tcl/Tcl.html

26. The home page for Jungle - the Tcl-based WWW server - is available
as:

http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Programs/Jungle

27. The home page for Nautilus - the Tcl-based [incr tcl] browser -
is available at:

http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Programs/Nautilus/

28. The home page for Zircon - the Tcl-based Internet Relay Communication
(IRC) browser - is available at:

http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Programs/Zircon/

and a user's page at
http://shrug.org/pages/irc/zircon.html

29. Documentation on the Tcl processing of WWW's server Common Gateway
Interface (known as CGI) can be found at:

http://www.lbl.gov/~clarsen/projects/htcl/http-proc-args.html

30. Mark Roseman <roseman@edm.isac.ca> has prepared a brief comparison
between Tcl/Tk and the Interviews C++ toolkit.  It is available via
email by contacting him.

31. Information about the SIMON Mosaic hotlist management tool can be
found at http://web.elec.qmw.ac.uk/simon/.

32. Information about Fritz Heinrichmeyer's experimental Schematic SPICE
interface is available from http://ES-sun2.fernuni-hagen.de/editor.html .

33. Information about ical is now accessible from
http://clef.lcs.mit.edu/~sanjay/ical.html .

34. Wade Holst <wade@cs.ualberta.ca> is providing Hypertcl - a WWW page
providing various views on info available to the Tcl community.
It can be found at the URL
http://web.cs.ualberta.ca/~wade/HyperTcl/

Amoung the many services Wade provides are:
 
   1) hypertext descriptions of EVERY Tcl application archived at 
      ftp.neosoft.com.
   2) hypertext version of the Tcl FAQ
   3) different views of the Tcl applications:
       a) Sorted by name    - every Tcl application known to me.
       b) Sorted by subject - a list of Tcl applications falling under
            general subject headers, like "graphics packages", or 
            "unix utilities" 
       c) Descriptions of Non-archived Tcl applications.
       d) View by changes
       e) View Postscript documentation
       f) View interesting ftp sites
       g) View man pages and FAQs
   4) list of new archived applications as they appear.  For example,
       you can find out what new applications have been archived in
       the last 8 days (BLT-1.7, beth4.0, zircon-1.15p4, tkmkf-3.6, 
       sybtcl-2.11 and oratcl-2.11).

35. The URL for a page describing threaded tknews is 
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/people/mdm/tknews.html
showing what the next release should be like.

36. The URL for a Tk-based Karel the Robot project is
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/people/mdm/karel.html

37. A Tk reference card can be found at:
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/
This TeX and Postscript version of a Tk 3.3 card was provided by
Paul Raines <raines@bohr.physics.upenn.edu>.

38. A good document on Xauth is available at:
ftp://ph-meter.beckman.uiuc.edu/security/xsecurity.ps
or
ftp://ph-meter.beckman.uiuc.edu/security/xsecurity.txt

39. The documentation for the Xf command is available in European page format
as:
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/
as well as United States page format as:
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/

40. Vivek Khera <khera@cs.duke.edu> has written a primer on setting up your
environment for xauth (by default a requirement under Tk 3.3) in the
document:
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/docs/

41. A list of MPEG animations, done with Tcl scripts using TSIPP can
be found at: http://www.mcs.csuhayward.edu/tebo/Anims .

42. Project DA-CLOD (Distributedly Administered Categorical List of Documents)
allows the Web participants to set up organizational pages.  So a Tcl
page has been set up.  Check out the URL:
http://schiller.wustl.edu/DACLOD/daclod
or go directly to Tcl by way of:
http://schiller.wustl.edu/DACLOD/daclod?id=00024.dcl

43. A home page for tkmail can be found at
http://bohr.physics.upenn.edu/~raines/tkmail.html

44. A home page for a map marking program can be found at
http://www.dl.ac.uk/CBMT/mapmarker/v02a/doc_html/HOME.html

45. A simple httpd written in Tk/Tcl can be found at
http://arsenio.mit.edu:8001/

46. A demo of images generated using Tk based tools can be found at
http://arsenio.mit.edu:8001/html/gscript.html

47. Documentation for the DART project can be found at
http://fndaub.fnal.gov:8000/dart_v1_0.html

48. Neosoft now has a home page - see
http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/default.html
for it's Tcl page.

49. A home page for the program currently known as tkWWW is
http://www.mit.edu:8001/afs/athena.mit.edu/course/other/cdsdev/html/welcome.html
A status page for tkWWW from CERN is found at
http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TkWWW/Status.html
Internals information can be found at
gopher://gopher.slac.stanford.edu/h0/WWW%20Documentation/TkWWWDoc/internals.html

50. An example of the output from TreeLink can be found at:
http://aorta.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de/~gaier/treelink/
TreeLink is a Tk/Tcl program which draws a hypergraph of links from an
HTML document.

51. The documentation for the ILU software environment, which enables
systems to be written which communicate between many different languages,
including Tcl, can be found at:
ftp://parcftp.parc.xerox.com/pub/ilu/1.6.4/manual-html/

52. Huayong YANG <yang@twain.ucs.umass.edu> in //groups.google.com/groups?selm=news:2q1iko$8cj@nic.umass.edu" target="new">news:2q1iko$8cj@nic.umass.edu
wrote a review of Tcl and the Tk Toolkit.

53. A page to locate the various versions of Wafe can be found at
http://www.es.net/pub/public-domain/wafe/.INDEX.html

54. A draft paper titled "Kidnapping X Applications" is available as a
part of the TkSteal tar file.  It is authored by 
Sven Delmas <garfield@cs.tu-berlin.de> and discusses the use of the TkSteal
package to integrate existing X applications into a Tcl/Tk based program
without having to make changes to the X application.

55. A page dedicated to the new HTML editor tkHTML can be found at:
http://alfred1.u.washington.edu:8080/~roland/tkHTML/tkHTML.html

56. A WWW section for Hdrug , an environment to develop logic grammers
for natural languages, is available at

http://tyr.let.rug.nl/~vannoord/prolog-app/Hdrug/

It uses ProTcl and TkSteal.

57. The HTML slides and demo pictures for Patrick Duval's talk in New Orleans
titled ``Tcl-Me, a Tcl Multimedia Extension'' can be viewed at:
ftp://ftp.inria.fr/scratch/made/www/tcl-me/
and are available as a tar file at
ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

58. A set of HTML pages for the scotty and tkined applications have been
created.  They can be found at:
http://www.ibr.cs.tu-bs.de/projects/nm/tkined/welcome.html
http://www.ibr.cs.tu-bs.de/projects/nm/scotty/welcome.html

59. An archive for the distributed processing incr tcl discussion may
be found at gopher://nisp.ncl.ac.uk/11/lists-a-e/distinct/

60. A copy of the paper Kevin B. Kenny <kennykb@dssv01.crd.ge.com>
presented at the Tcl 94 workshop is accessible on WWW as
http://crdis1.ge.com/papers/gecrd/mtl/mdip/tcl94/00header.html

61. Terry Evans <tevans@cs.utah.edu> is coordinating work on a
tcl/tk interface to gdb.  Send him email if you would like to help out.

62. The HTML home page of Jonathan Kaye <kaye@linc.cis.upenn.edu>
http://www.cis.upenn.edu/%7Ekaye/home.html contains a pointer to 
lisp2wish, a package that allows a Tcl/Tk process and LISP process
to synchronously communicate.

63. The following are a series of references to papers 
relating to the Safe TCL package.
ftp://thumper.bellcore.com/pub/nsb/st/safe-tcl.ps
ftp://thumper.bellcore.com/pub/nsb/st/safe-tcl.txt
ftp://thumper.bellcore.com/pub/nsb/st/em-model.txt

64. A review of Tcl and the Tk Toolkit appeared in misc.books.technical
on May 2, 1994 as Message-ID: <2q1iko$8cj@nic.umass.edu> by
yang@twain.ucs.umass.edu (Huayong YANG) who recommended the book to
X programmers.

65. A set of Postscript files collected for the Tcl 94 workshop
proceedings is available as:

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

The file contains the following papers:

a. "An Introduction to the Rush Language", by Adam Sah, Jon Blow, and
Brian Dennis, University of California, Berkeley.

	Describes a new Tcl-derived compiled language designed to be
	optimizable. 

b. "Tcl/Tk at the WellSite", by Dave St. Clair, Baker Hughes INTEQ.

	Describes the use of Tcl and Tk to add custom reporting and
	experimental calculation features to a realtime wellsite
        information system, "DrillByte".

c. "Interactively Configuring Tk-based Applications", by David
Richardson, University of Michigan.

	Describes an experimental tool for interactively querying the
	widget structure of a Tk-based application and modifying the
	appearance and behavior of those widgets.

d. "Dish: A Dynamic Invocation Shell for Fresco", by Douglas Pan,
Stanford University, and Mark Linton, Silicon Graphics.

	Describes a wish-like program, dish, which implements a Tcl
	interface to the X Fresco toolkit.  Unlike Tk, however, dish
	implements only a few new built-in commands, and it recognizes 
	and dynamically invokes Fresco methods using their definitions
	in the CORBA Interface Definition Language.

e. "Tcl meets 3D -- Interpretative Access to Object-Oriented
Graphics", by Ekkehard Beier, Technical University of Ilmenau.

	Describes a Tcl/Tk interactive 3D graphics application.

f. "An Environment for the Development of Interactive Music and Audio
Applications", by Eric M. Jordan, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology.

	Discusses plans for a Tcl-based platform for interactive music
	and audio, building on existing systems such as Ak.  Part of
	the intent is to show that building such a platform on top of
	Tcl will benefit both the computer music and the general
	computer systems communities, by giving each community access
	to the others' advances and capabilities.

g. "Packages: Adding Namespaces to Tcl", by George Howlett, AT&T Bell
Laboratories.

	Examines the namespace pollution problem in Tcl, current
	workarounds and their failings, and a suggested solution in
	the form of namespaces similar to those in C++.

h. "Using Tcl/Tk from Erlang", by Ingemar Ahlberg, Ellemtel.

	Describes the successful connection of Tcl/Tk to Erlang, a
	declarative language designed for "soft" realtime
	applications.

i. "Tcl Programming Techniques for Specifying Visual Interfaces.", by
Jeffrey P. Lankford, Northrop Grumman Corporation.

	Compares procedure-oriented, data-oriented, and
	object-oriented techniques for specifying visual interfaces in
	Tcl.  The paper shows how to integrate an object-oriented
	visual specification language (OSF/Motif UIL) with Tcl.

j. "Tcl/C++ Binding Made Easy", by John Menges and Brian Ladd,
University of North Carolina.

	Describes a method of type-safe binding for invoking C++
	methods from Tcl.

k. "Dynamic Loading for Tcl: (What became of it?)", by Kevin B. Kenny,
GE Corporate R&D Center.

	At the 1993 Tcl/Tk workshop, a dynamic loading scheme for Tcl
	was designed, with the intent of including in the Tcl core.
	This paper discusses the various difficulties which were
	encountered in trying to produce a portable, reliable
	implementation of that design, and steps which might be taken
	to finally achieve such an implementation.

l. "Nautilus -- 20,00 Leagues under the tCl", by Lindsay F. Marshall,
University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

	Describes Nautilus, a combined debugger and browser for tcl/tk
	and [incr tcl], written completely in [incr tcl].

m. "Jodler -- A Scripting Language for the Infobahn", by Maximillian
Ott, C&C Research Laboratories, NEC USA.

	Describes a new object-oriented interpreted language based on
	prototypes and delegation.  Jodler is designed for
	implementing autonomous agents in a networked, nonhomogenous
	environment.  It is currently being implemented as a Tcl
	extension.

n. "[incr Tk]: Building Extensible Widgets with [incr Tcl]", by
Michael J. McLennan, AT&T Bell Laboratories.

	Describes an [incr Tcl] framework for creating mega-widgets.
	New mega-widgets are created using object-oriented principles
	to specialize or extend existing mega-widget classes.

o. "The sensor shells: An automated weather observation system", by
Mike Hoegeman, GTE Weather Systems Group.

	Describes the use of Tcl to build a weather station monitoring
	server, which collects data from weather sensing devices and
	makes it available to clients.  The paper also describes the
	use of Tcl and Tk to build client applications.

p. "Tcl-Me, a Tcl Multimedia Extension", 

	Tcl-Me is an environment for fast prototyping of multimedia
	applications.  The extension gives Tcl fine control over the
	processing of audio, video, and media-synchronization.

q. "Vinny: A RISC System/6000 Hardware Database (a.k.a. 'A Tcl/Tk
Testimonial')", by Richard Otto, IBM.

	A case study of the use of Tcl and Tk to graft an easy-to-use
	graphical interface onto a preexisting command-based
	application.

r. "User Shell Design with Components for Tcl and Tk", by Ruediger
Franke, Technical University of Ilmenau.

	Describes a method for building and using composite Tk widgets
	by combining the primitive widgets, and a user interface
	builder, USE, which makes use of that method.

s. "Tcl and Concurrent Object-Oriented Flight Software: Tcl on Mars",
by David E. Smyth, Mars Pathfinder Flight Software Team, Jet
Propulsion Laboratory.

	Describes the use of Tcl on the "Mars Pathfinder" project, in
	which Tcl (with several extensions) is used in several ways:
	as the language for inter-object messages within the
	object-oriented flight software; as the implementation
	language for the monitor and control environment; and as the
	initial implementation language for some of the flight
	software itself.

t. "Ariadne", by Thomas A. Phelps, University of California, Berkeley.

	This paper provides a brief description of a core platform of
	services for the construction of interactive multimedia
	document manipulation tools (browsers, editors, and so forth).

u. "A 3D Viewer Widget for Tk", Wayne A. Christopher, ICEM CFD
Engineering.

	Describes a new Tk widget, similar to the canvas widget, that
	can be used to display and manipulate graphical objects in
	three dimensions.

v. "Combination of 'set' and 'trace' Commands Found Useful for
Concurrent, Quick-and-Easy Development of Character-Based Applications
and Their Graphical Frontends", by Yasuro Kawata, Kimiya Onogawa,
Akifumi Yabu, Akira Kawasaki, Hisahiro Kobayashi, and Mamoru Maekawa,
University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo.

	Describes a method for implementing applications which must
	have both character-based and graphical interfaces.  The
	character-based command is written to be standalone, and it
	communicates with the graphical front-end by setting
	variables, which are detected by the graphical front-end via
	'trace' commands.

w. "Ideas for Intelligent User Interface Design", by James R. Slagle,
Zbigniew Wieckowski, University of Minnesota.

	Presents principles for the design of user interfaces, and
	discusses how those principles might apply to Tcl and Tk.

65. In addition to the workshop papers, the abovementioned file
(ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/)
also contains the slides from some of the workshop proceedings:

a. "Status of Tk 4.0", by John K. Ousterhout, University of
California, Berkeley.

	An overview of the current status of the Tk 4.0 release,
	including a tentative release schedule, as of the time of the
	workshop.

b. "Scripts and Agents:  The New Software High Ground", by John K.
Ousterhout, University of California, Berkeley.

	Describes the plans for Tcl and Tk development by
	Dr. Ousterhout's group at Sun Microsystems.

c. "'Tcl cures 98.3% of all known simulation configuration problems,'
claims astonished researcher!", by Richard Golding, Carl Staelin, Tim
Sullivan, and John Wilkes, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories.

	Describes the use of Tcl as a configuration language for a
	general simulation facility in the Storage Systems project at
	HP.

d. "Ideas for Intelligent User Interface Design", by James R. Slagle,
Zbigniew Wieckowski, University of Minnesota.

	Slides to accompany the paper of the same name.

66. A few slide presentations and one paper from the 1994 Tcl workshop
are not included in the file mentioned above, but are available
separately:

a. "Nautilus -- 20,00 Leagues under the tCl", by Lindsay F. Marshall,
University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

	Slides to accompany the paper of the same name.

b. "Managing Electronic Documents with Ariadne", by Tom Phelps,
University of California, Berkeley.

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

	Slides to accompany the paper "Ariadne".

c. "Writing Tcl programs in the Medusa Applications Environment", by
Frank Stajano, Olivetti Research.

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

	Describes Medusa, a distributed multimedia applications and
	conferencing system.  The core facilities of the system are
	written in C++, and the applications themselves are written in
	Tcl with Tk and Tcl-DP.

d. "Use of Tcl in the Medusa Multimedia Applications Environment", by
Frank Stajano, Olivetti Research.

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

	Slides to accompany the paper "Writing Tcl programs in the
	Medusa Applications Environment".

e. "Tcl-me, a Tcl Multimedia Extension", by Patrick Duval and Tie
Liao, INRIA.

ftp://ftp.neosoft.com/pub/tcl/alcatel/workshop/1994/

	A slide presentation to accompany the paper of the same name,
	in HTML format.  It can be viewed at:

ftp://ftp.inria.fr/scratch/made/www/tcl-me/

67. The proceedings for the 1994 workshop can also be ordered.  The
price is $30.00 + S&H ($4.00 in USA; inquire for others).  Make checks
payable to Computerized Processes Unlimited, Inc.  Email to Lisa
Duferne <lsd@cpu.com> for inquiries and orders.

68. Glenn Huxtable has written a paper about "cpumon", his
Tcl/Tk-based CPU performance monitor:

ftp://bilby.cs.uwa.oz.au/pub/glenn/sage-au94.ps

69. Adam Sah has made his Masters' thesis, describing a Tcl compiler,
available for ftp: "TC: An Efficient Implementation of the Tcl Language".

ftp://ginsberg.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/papers/asah/

70. Richard Stallman posted an article titled "Why you should not use
Tcl" to comp.lang.tcl and several other newsgroups on September 23,
1994:

//groups.google.com/groups?selm=news:9409232314.AA29957@mole.gnu.ai.mit.edu" target="new">news:9409232314.AA29957@mole.gnu.ai.mit.edu

and another titled "GNU Extension Language Plans" on October 19, 1994,
with somewhat less inflammatory content:

//groups.google.com/groups?selm=news:9410190420.AA02904@mole.gnu.ai.mit.edu" target="new">news:9410190420.AA02904@mole.gnu.ai.mit.edu

These article caused quite a lot of discussion, including both valid
criticisms and defenses of Tcl.  It seems fair to include references
to both sides here, rather than just including RMS' articles with none
of the responses, so archives of selected articles from both discussions
are available at:

http://www.utdallas.edu/acc/glv/Tcl/war/

71. Dan Connolly <connolly@hal.com> is writing a critique of core Tcl
called "Why Tcl Doesn't Scale".  The current version can be found at:

http://www.hal.com/users/connolly/drafts/why-tcl-doesnt-scale.html

72. John Ousterhout has prepared a "Tcl/Tk Engineering Manual"
describing the coding, documentation, and testing conventions he used
when developing Tcl and Tk.  His group at Sun will be using it, and in
case any other Tcl/Tk developers are interested in using it as well,
he has made it publicly available.

ftp://ftp.smli.com/pub/tcl/engManual.tar.Z

73. David Gerdes has a set of slides which can be used for an
introductory Tcl and Tk course, with an emphasis on Tk.  They can be
found at

ftp://moon.cecer.army.mil/tcl/dpg/class/

74. First Virtual Holdings, Incorporated has announced an information
commerce mechanism for the Internet.  User interface software is
available, based on Safe-Tcl.  An index to their technical
information, including pointers to the software, can be found at

http://www.fv.com/tech/index.html

75. The Second World Wide Web Conference, held in Chicago October 17-20,
1994, included several papers on systems implemented using Tcl.  The 
proceedings are online at

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu:80/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/

The following twelve entries refer to the individual papers relevant to Tcl.

76. "WebMap - A Graphical Hypertext Navigation Tool", by Peter Doemel,
University of Frankfurt.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Searching/doemel/www-fall94.html

77. "Live Multimedia over HTTP", by Jonathan C. Soo, MIT Laboratory for
Computer Science.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/DDay/soo/www94a.html

78. "WWWinda: An Orchestration Service for WWW Browsers and Accessories",
by Yechezkal-Shimon Gutfreund, et. al., GTE Laboratories.  Presented at
the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Agents/gutfreund/gutfreund.html

79. "The TkWWW Robot: Beyond Browsing", by Scott Spetka, SUNY Institute of
Technology at Utica/Rome.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Agents/spetka/spetka.html

80. "An API To Mosaic", by Guy Singh and Roger Binns, IXI Ltd.  Presented
at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/DDay/singh/ixiwww94.html

81. "AstroWeb Tools", by Robert E. Jackson, Computer Sciences Corporation.
Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Astronomy/jackson/jackson.html

82. "Dynamic Documents: Extensibility and Adaptability in the WWW", by
M. Frans Kaashoek, et. al., MIT Laboratory for Computer Science.  Presented
at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/DDay/pinckney/dd.html

83. "W3 Based Medical Information Systems vs Custom Client Server
Applications", by K.E. Willard, et. al., University of Minnesota Hospital
and Clinic.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/MedTrack/willard/UMHC_www/UMHC_www_paper.html

84. "Developing In-house Applications for Northrop Grumman on the F/A-18
E/F Program Using Mosaic and HTTPD", by J.M. Ivler, EDS.  Presented at the
Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/CorInfSys/ivler/edstlk1.html

85. "An Architecture for Scholarly Publishing on the World Wide Web",
by Stuart Weibel, et. al., OCLC.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Pub/weibel/weibel_www_paper.html

86. "Integrating Complex Data Access Methods into the Mosaic/WWW Environment",
by Bhavna Chhabra, et. al., University of Colorado.  Presented at the Second
WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/DDay/schwartz/schwartz.html

87. "Auto-FAQ: an experiment in cyberspace leveraging", by Steven D. Whitehead,
GTE Laboratories.  Presented at the Second WWW Conference.

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/IT94/Proceedings/Agents/whitehead/whitehead.html

88. "A brief introduction to TCL/TK", by David Martland, can be found on the
Web at

http://http2.brunel.ac.uk:8080/~csstddm/TCL2/TCL2.html

89. Wayne Christopher has collected a great many comparisons between Tcl and
other similar systems (mostly from USENET articles).  They are available at

http://icemcfd.com/tcl/comparison.html

90. Michael B. Johnson's PhD thesis, currently in progress, describes a
modelling system written using Tcl under NeXTStep.  It is called "WavesWorld:
A Testbed for 3D Autonomous Animated Characters".  Various information, 
including an early draft and releases of part of the software, are available
from

http://wave.www.media.mit.edu/people/wave/

91. "Extending Tcl for Dynamic Object-Oriented Programming", by D. Wetherall
and C. J. Lindblad, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science.  An unpublished
working paper.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/usenix.vhll94.1.html

92. "The VuSystem: A Programming System for Visual Processing of Digital
Video", by C. J. Lindblad, D. J. Wetherall, and D. L. Tennenhouse, MIT
Laboratory for Computer Science.  Published in _Proceedings of ACM
Multimedia 94_,  San Francisco, CA, October 1994.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/acmmm94.html

93. "An Interactive Programming System for Media Computation", by D. Wetherall,
MIT Laboratory for Computer Science Technical Report 640.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/mitlcstr640.html

94. "A Software-Oriented Approach to the Design of Media Processing
Environments", by D. L. Tennenhouse, et. al., MIT Laboratory for Computer
Science.  Published in _Proceedings of the International Conference on
Multimedia Computing and Systems_, Boston, MA, May 1994.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/ICMCS94a.html

95. "ViewStation Applications: Intelligent Video Processing Over A Broadband
Local Area Network", by C. J. Lindblad, et. al., MIT Laboratory for Computer
Science.  Published in _Proceedings of the USENIX Symposium on High-Speed
Networking_, Oakland, CA, August 1994.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/usenix.net94.html

96. Will Morse of BHP Petroleum has written a Tcl/Tk and Expect Tutorial,
which he presented at the World Wide Technology Conference in Houston, Texas,
December 1, 1994.  It is available from the author:

mailto:will@Starbase.NeoSoft.COM

97. The USENIX Very High Level Languages Symposium, held in Santa Fe, 
New Mexico October 26-28, included several papers on systems implemented
using Tcl.

The following five entries refer to the individual papers relevant to Tcl.

98. "A New Architecture for the Implementation of Scripting Languages",
by Adam Sah and John Blow, University of California, Berkeley.  Presented
at the USENIX Very High Level Languages Symposium.

This paper discusses the implementation of Rush, a new language derived
from Tcl.  The implementation uses Scheme as an intermediate language.

ftp://ginsberg.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/papers/asah/

99. "Tcl/Tk for a Personal Digital Assistant", by Karin Petersen, Xerox
PARC.  Presented at the USENIX Very High Level Languages Symposium.

100. "Using Tcl to Control a Computer-Participative Multimedia Programming
Environment", by Christopher J. Lindblad, MIT Laboratory for Computer
Science.  Presented at the USENIX Very High Level Languages Symposium.

http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/publications/usenix.vhll94.2.html

101. "TkPerl --- A port of the Tk toolkit to Perl5", by Malcolm Beattie,
Oxford University Computing Services.  Presented at the USENIX Very High
Level Languages Symposium.

ftp://black.ox.ac.uk/DOCS/tkperl.me

102. "Tcl: A Universal Scripting Language", by John Ousterhout, Sun 
Microsystems Laboratories.  Invited talk at the USENIX Very High Level
Languages Symposium.  Slides are available (the PostScript versions cause
problems with many PostScript interpreters):

http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/vhll.ps
http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/vhll.2up.ps
http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/vhll.ppt       (PowerPoint source)

103. John Ousterhout has a page on the World Wide Web, which contains 
information on the current status of Tcl and Tk and future directions.

http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/

104. "Scripts and Agents: The New Software High Ground", by John Ousterhout,
Sun Microsystems Laboratories.  Invited talk at the 1995 Winter USENIX 
Conference, New Orleans, January 16-20 1995.  Slides are available (the
PostScript versions cause problems with many PostScript interpreters):

http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/agent.ps
http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/agent.2up.ps
http://playground.Sun.COM/~ouster/agent.ppt      (PowerPoint source)

105. Mark Roseman has written a nice overview of GroupKit for the Web:
"GroupKit - A Groupware Toolkit".

http://www.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/redirect/grouplab/projects/groupkit/groupkit.html

106. Adam Sah has written a critique of Tcl, titled "Tcl considered harmful".

ftp://ginsberg.cs.berkeley.edu/pub/papers/asah/

107. A summary of the Tcl and Tk BOF at the 1995 USENIX in New Orleans
is available at:

http://www.utdallas.edu/acc/glv/Tcl/usenix95-bof.html

108. The 1995 USENIX Tcl/Tk Workshop Proceedings are available online
to members of the USENIX Association.  (See entry D.38 below for
information about ordering a bound copy if you are not a USENIX
member, or if you just want one.)

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/

The following papers are included:

a. "Tcl-DP Name Server", by Peter T. Liu, Brian Smith, and Lawrence
Rowe, University of California, Berkeley

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/liu.html

b. "Multiple Trace Composition and Its Uses", by Adam Sah, University
of California, Berkeley

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/sah.html

c. "TclProp: A Data-Propagation Formula Manager for Tcl and Tk", by
Sunanda Iyengar and Joseph A. Konstan, University of Minnesota

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/iyengar.html

d. "Advances in the Pad++ Zoomable Graphics Widget", by Benjamin
B. Bederson and James D. Hollan, University of New Mexico 

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/bederson.html

e. "A Table-based Layout Editor", by George G. Howlett

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/howlett.html

f. "Mega-widgets in Tcl/Tk: Evaluation and Analysis", by Shannon
Jaeger, University of Calgary

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/jaeger.html

g. "Designing Mega Widgets in the Tix Library", by Ioi K. Lam,
University of Pennysylvania

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/lam.html

h. "[incr Widgets] An Object-Oriented Mega-Widget Set", by Mark
L. Ulferts, DSC Communications Corporation

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/ulferts.html

i. "Cross Platform Support in Tk", by Ray Johnson and Scott Stanton,
Sun Microsystems Laboratories

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/johnson.html

j. "Automatic Generation of Tcl Bindings for C and C++ Libraries", by
Wolfgang Heidrich and William Slusallek, Computer Graphics Laboratory,
University of Waterloo

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/heidrich.html

k. "An Anatomy of Guile: The Interface to Tcl/Tk", by Thomas Lord,
Cygnus Support

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/lord.html

l. "A Tcl to C Compiler", by Forest R. Rouse and Wayne Christopher,
ICEM CFD Engineering and the University of California at Davis

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/rouse.html

m. "Using Tcl/Tk to Program a Full Functional Geographic Information
System", by George C. Moon, Alex Lee, Stephen Lindsey, Unisys, Inc.

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/moon.html

n. "TkReplay: Record and Replay for Tk", by Charles Crowley, The
University of New Mexico

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/crowley.html

o. "PLUG-IN: Using Tcl/Tk for Plan-Based User Guidance", by
F. Lonczewski, Munich University of Technology 

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/longczews.html

p. "A Graphical User Interface Builder for Tk", by Stephen Uhler, Sun
Microsystems Laboratories

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/uhler.html

q. "The New [incr Tcl]: Objects, Mega-Widgets, Namespaces and More",
by Michael J. McLennan, AT&T Bell Laboratories

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/mclennan.html

r. "Objective-Tcl: An Object-Oriented Tcl Environment", by Pedja
Bogdanovich, TipTop Software

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/bogdanovich.html

s. "Extending Tcl for Dynamic Object-Oriented Programming", by David
Wetherall, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/wetherall.html

t. "Interpreted C++, Object Oriented Tcl, What next?", by Dean
Sheehan, IXI Limited

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/sheehan.html

u. "When is an object not an object?", by Mark Roseman, University of
Calgary

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/roseman.html

v. "Tcl Commands as Media in a Distributed Multimedia Toolkit", by
Jonathan L. Herlocker and Joseph A. Konstan, University of Minnesota

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/herlocker.html

w. "Taming the Complexity of Distributed Multimedia Applications", by
Frank Stajano and Rob Walker, Olivetti Research Limited

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/stajano.html

x. "Plug-And-Play with Wires", by Maximilian and John Hearn Ott, NEC
USA Inc.

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/ott.html

y. "RIVL: A Resolution Independent Video Language", by Jonathan Swartz
and Brian C. Smith, Cornell University

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/swartz.html

z. "Two Years with TkMan: Lessons and Innovations", by Thomas
A. Phelps, University of California, Berkeley

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/phelps.html

aa. "Prototyping NBC's GEnesis Broadcast Automation System Using
Tcl/Tk", by Brion D. Sarachan, Alexandra J. Schmidt, GE R&D Center;
Steven A. Zahner, NBC

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/sarachan.html

bb. "Customization and Flexibility in the exmh Mail User Interface",
by Brent Welch, Xerox Parc

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/welch.html

cc. "Experience with Tcl/Tk for Scientific and Engineering
Visualization", by Brian W. Kernighan, AT&T Bell Laboratories

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/kernighan.html

dd. "Tcl Extensions for Network Management Applications", by
J. Shonwalder and H. Langendorfer, Technical Univiersity of
Braunschweig

http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/tcl95/schoenwalder.html

109. A summary of the Tcl and Tk BOF at the 1996 USENIX in San Diego
is available at:

http://www.sco.com/Technology/tcl/README/UsenixTclBOF96.html

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D. Published articles, books, and similarly available resources


1. Computer Shopper, V12 N12, page 862 had an article referencing Tickle, 
the shareware package under Macintosh System 7 which is based on Tcl.

2. MacWEEK, Sept 14, 1992, V6 N32, page 91(1), Enhancing text editors for
Mac developers.
This article is a product announcement for Alpha 5.0, the Macintosh
editor which incorporates Tcl.

3. Computer Language, V9 N7, page 76 had an article referencing Tcl in
a hardware/software testing package which talks to a remote machine via 
a proprietary interface card.

4. SunWorld, V5 N10, pages 95-96 had a article discussing Tcl, Tk and
expect.

5. UNIX REVIEW, V11 N4, April 1993, pages 93-94, Tcl, Tk, and friends
by Richard Morin.
The article, a part of "The Internet Notebook", mentions a little about
Tcl and Tk, where to find the sources, where to find the draft of the
book, and where to find the contributed software.

6. SunExpert, V4 N3, pages 32-36, by Richard Morin.  As part of Morin's
I/Opener series of articles, this is just a brief overview of Tcl and Tk.
It mentions some of the technical ideas behind Tcl and Tk, where to find
the Tcl source and mentions that the draft of the book is available for
ftp.  A 'hello, world' 3 line wish script is really all that is shown.

7. Libes, Don, "Obfuscated C and Other Mysteries", Wiley & Sons,
January 1993.

This book has a whole chapter on Tcl.  Aimed at the C programmer, it
describes how to effectively use Tcl from C applications.  Another
chapter is on Expect - a walk-through of some of the more interesting
code in Expect.  These chapters originally appeared as separate
articles in The C Users Journal, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 1990, and Vol. 9,
No. 1, 1991.  (Incidentally, the reason the book has such a peculiar
title is that it also contains explanations of the Obfuscated C Code
Contest winners.)

8.  IEEE Design & Test of Computers, June 1993, pages 46-54,
"RISE++: A Symbolic Environment for Scan-Based Testing" by Steve Vinoski.
An article describing a system called the Remote Interactive Scan
Environment (RISE++) that marries Tcl with RPC for the purpose of
testing remote computer systems.

9. The X Journal, March-April 1993, pages 74-81, "HYPERTOOLS
A revolution in GUI applications" (listed in the TOC as "Hypertools: A GUI
revolution") by John K. Ousterhout and Lawrence A. Rowe.

10. Proceedings 1993 Tcl/Tk Workshop, Berkeley, CA, June, 1993.  See above
for online version information concerning these proceedings.

11. iX (multiuser/multitasking magazine), September 1993,
pages 76-84 and 182-185.  Two articles written in the German language.
These concern the design (interpreter and library) of Tcl/Tk and its
connections with C++.  The articles say where to find the packages and
some associated tools (such as XF).  There are short examples on how to
write programs with Tcl/Tk (taken from the demo-directory of the
package) and examples on using XF.  Very informative.

12. Network Computing (CMP Publishing, Inc), November 15, 1993, pp. 99 
"Very Rich E-Mail".  References safe-tcl.

13. The Addison-Wesley Publishing Company's quarterly newsletter "Innovations"
dated Winter 93/94 contains an interview with John K. Ousterhout on pp 2,9,10.
It mentions the April 1994 release date, Dr. Ousterhout's background
at UCB and involvement in Sprite.  John gives a overview of what Tk and
Tcl are, what companies are using Tcl, where Tcl/Tk fits in relationship
to AWK, Perl, Motif, and X Windows (sic), mentions there are between 10,000
and 50,000 people developing applications in Tcl/Tk, discusses where in
the classroom the textbook fits, and gives an overview of John's view
of the future of Tcl/Tk.

Also on page 3 of the same newsletter is the overview of the book 
listing it as 512 pages and a list price of $36.75.

One can send email to pradeeps@aw.com (Pradeepa Siva) to request a copy
of the newsletter, or call him at Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
617/944-3700, ext 2940, or call Addison-Wesley directly to request
it at 800/238-9682.

14. EXE, Nov. 1993, V8 N6, p84(4), Ticklish X windows.
This is a tutorial as a part of a regular Unix column. It covers Tcl/Tk as a
scripting language for writing small X-Windows applications.

15. UNIX Review, March 1994, V12 N3, p87-90.  Tickled Pink, by
Kevin Richard and Eric F. Johnson.  This is part of the programming column
"CROSS THOUGHTS".

The authors attempt to provide a very brief taste for Tcl/Tk and to convey
the purposes for which they consider Tcl suited.  They provide a standard
example of "Hello, world" in Tcl, and also a version written in Motif/C.

There were quite a few surprisingly negative remarks in a column which
tried to be positive about Tcl/Tk.

16. iX, January 1994, pp 148-152, another German article about the
interpretative  class system that is a part of the GOOD graphics system.

17. John Ousterhout has written the book _Tcl and the Tk Toolkit_.  It
is published by Addison Wesley.

The book covers Tcl 7.3 and Tk 3.6, and covers Tcl, Tk, and the C
interfaces to both packages.

Publication Information:

Author: John Ousterhout
Title: Tcl and the Tk Toolkit
Publisher: Addison Wesley
ISBN: 0-201-63337-X

Further information can be found at:

http://www.aw.com/cp/Oust.html

18. Walnut Creek CDROM has published the Tcl/Tk CDROM.  This is a
snapshot of the ftp.smli.com and ftp.neosoft.com (formerly alcatel,
formerly harbor) archives, as well as the archives for comp.lang.tcl
newsgroup.  The snapshot of the current CDROM is from early April,
1994.  The price is $39.95, plus shipping and handling.  Contact:
 
        Walnut Creek CDROM
        1547 Palos Verdes Mall, Suite 260
        Walnut Creek, CA  94596
 
        1 800 786-9907
        1 510 674-0783
        1 510 674-0821 FAX

	1 510 947-5996 is another number for them that we have heard.
 
        orders@cdrom.com

The disc is available for FREE to anyone that has contributed any of
their own work to the Sprite or NeoSoft Tcl archives.  Just email your
name, address, and the name of the files(s) that you contributed.
Overseas addresses are okay.

19. The X Resource: Issue 10, Edited by Adrian Nye, Spring 1994, pp 33-46,
contains the article "The X User: TkMan: A Man Born Again" by
Tom Phelps <phelps@magnolia.berkeley.edu> .

20. Dr. Dobb's Journal, June, 1994, p 49, in a side bar titled "Fresco:
The Next-Generation InterViews", by Mark Linton, discussions X11R6's
Fresco interface.  There is a mention of "Dish", an interpreter based on
Tcl to provide an interface to Fresco and CORBA.  The mention is only
2 sentences.

21. Unix Review, June 1994, Daemons & Dragons column, "Expect", by
Dinah McNutt, pp 35-41.  This article discusses Don Libes' expect program,
with three trival examples of driving passwd, ftp, and fsck.

22. Comput. Applic. Biosci., "DCSE v2.54, an interactive tool for sequence
alignment and secondary structure research.", Peter De Rijk and Rupert
De Wachter.  I don't know for certain if this article covers the Tk version
of DCSE or not - the intro for DCSE reads as if it does.

23. Brent Welch has written the book _Practical Programming in TCL and
TK_.  It is published by Prentice Hall.

The book deals with an introduction to Tcl/Tk in an easy fashion, along
with tips on development, and in the future, discussions of several of
the extensions such as incr tcl , TclX, BLT, etc.  The book covers Tcl
7.4 and Tk 4.0, and includes a chapter on porting applications from Tk
3.6 to Tk 4.0.

Publication Information:

Author: Brent Welch
Title: Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0-13-182007-9
Pages: 450

Further information can be found at:

http://www.smli.com/~bwelch/book/

24. A number of other folk have included Tcl/Tk/Expect/and sometimes
other pieces onto their CD-ROMs.  Unfortunately, most of them haven't
contacted us with information concerning the prices, contact
information, etc.

One group that has sent us info is LEMIS (Lehey Microcomputer
Systems) in Germany, which offers a CD-ROM filled with software for
Intel-based implementations of UNIX System V.4.2, for DM100 or US$60,
including support.  

        LEMIS
        Lehey Microcomputer Systems
        Schellnhausen 2
        36325 Feldatal
        Germany
        Phone: +49-6637-1488
        Fax: +49-6637-1489
        Mail: lemis@lemis.de
        (Please, no orders by email -- paper required)

In the U.S., LEMIS' CD is distributed by Walnut Creek (see above, D.18).

Another is ACC Bookstores, which offers a Perl and Tcl CD for US$35.00
which contains:

    "Full tcl and tk packages for the easy development of powerful X
    based user interfaces.  The source code is included for tcl and tk
    aimed at UNIX variants, DOS, NT, Mac, and MS-Windows.  Contributed
    scripts, extensions, documentation and packages [are included]."

For info, call (800) 546-7274 in North America, or +1-203-454-5500 or
send email to info@acc-corp.com.

Other reported sightings of Tcl/Tk on CD-ROM:
  - Sun User Group CD-ROM
  - Rich Morin's Prime Time Freeware (PTF) Unix CD-ROMs (contact prf@cfcl.com)

Many distributions of Linux contain Tcl and various extensions.  For
example, Slackware v2.0, contains Tcl, Tk, expect, TclX, and [incr
tcl].

25. The Addison-Wesley Publishing Company's quarterly newsletter "Innovations",
Spring 1994, pp 3,6 contains an interview with Dr. Terry R. Coley,
Parallelograms.  He discusses the reason Tcl is such a good match for use
in his company's products, how important Dr. Ousterhout's book is to the
use of Tcl, and mentions that his company will be bundling the book with all
of their products.

Also on page 5 of the same newsletter is the overview of the book 
listing it as 480 pages and a list price of $36.75.

One can send email to pradeeps@aw.com (Pradeepa Siva) to more information
on the article, or call him at Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
617/944-3700, ext 2940, or call Addison-Wesley directly to request
it at 800/238-9682.

26. CACM, Vol 37, N 6, June 1994, "An Overview of Motorola's 
PowerPC Simulator Family", by William Anderson, pp 64-69.

This article discussions the Motorola PowerPC simulator applications
which were developed to permit early development and testing of
PowerPC-based software such as compilers.  The simulators are Tcl applications
and the article discusses several benefits of using Tcl as a command
language.  Anderson also mentions plans for the next generation of 
simulators to have user-extendable GUIs based on Tk.

27. Tcl 7.3 is a part of the X11 R6 contrib distribution.  So it will
probably appear in any publically distributable forum in which entire package
appears.  Tk 3.6 is not, from my understanding, a part of the contrib
tapes, etc.

28. The X Journal, volume 3, issue 1 (September-October 1994), pages
74-83: "X for the new user", by Jerry Smith.  Contains a brief mention
of Tk as an alternate user interface technology, and a reference to
the Hypertools article by Ousterhout and Rowe.

29. The X Resource, Issue 11 (July 1994), pp 59-89:  "Interactive GUI
Development Environments: A Comparison of Tcl/Tk, the Desktop
Kornshell, and MetaCard", by Scott Raney.  

This article contains a balanced review of these three systems, with
the author's views of their strengths and weaknesses with respect to
each other and to C-based toolkits.  Performance benchmarks are
included.

30. The X Resource, Issue 11 (July 1994), pp 205-248: "A Tutorial
Introduction to Tcl and Tk", by Graham A. Mark.

An introduction to Tcl and Tk for people who are familiar with UNIX,
C, and X.  The article presents the development of two relatively
simple but complete applications, one text-based, and one graphical.

31. Don Libes has written the book _Exploring Expect: A Tcl-Based
Toolkit for Automating Interactive Applications_.  It is published
by O'Reilly and Associates.

From the announcement:

"For all of you who thought that the Expect man page was too long and
too terse at the same time, this book provides relief.  _Exploring
Expect_ is an introduction and comprehensive tutorial to Expect.
Numerous examples are provided and explained, demonstrating how to
save you time and money.  Example topics include how to write
patterns, do signal handling, use Expect as a telnetable daemon, and
use Expect with Tk and other Tcl extensions.

"The book also includes an innovative introduction to Tcl - if you've
had trouble using Tcl before, all of a sudden, it will make a lot more
sense.  And while Exploring Expect concentrates primarily on using
Expect with Tcl, programmers attempting to automate interactive
programs using C, Perl, Python, or any other language will find this
book helpful because many of the concepts underlying Expect-like
programming are common to all languages."

Publication Information:

Author: Don Libes
Title: Exploring Expect
Subtitle: A Tcl-Based Toolkit for Automating Interactive Applications
Publisher: O'Reilly and Associates, Inc
ISBN: 1-56592-090-2
Pages: 575

Further information can be found at:

http://www.cme.nist.gov/pub/expect/

32. In the August, 94 issue of SunExpert, a column by Peter Collinson
refers to newer versions of Telebit Netblazers with Tcl embedded.

33. Sys Admin, Vol 3 No 5 (September/October 1994), pp 109-110: "A
User's Report", by Elizabeth Zinkann.

This column contains a review of _Tcl and the Tk Toolkit_.  The author
summarizes the book's highlights and recommends the book highly.

34. _The Linux Journal_, December 1994: "X Window System Programming with
Tcl and Tk", by Matt Welsh.

35. Michael B. Johnson's MIT SMVS thesis describes a system built with Tcl.
The title is "Build-a-Dude: Action Selection Networks for Computational
Autonomous Agents".

36. _How to Manage Your Network Using SNMP: The Networking Management
Practicum_, by Marshall T. Rose and Keith McCloghrie, Prentice Hall, 
1995; ISBN 0-13-141517-4.  Describes a Tcl-based SNMP API, and contains
several example programs.

37. _interactions_, Vol 2 No 1 (January 1995), pp 54-67: "Access to
Graphical Interfaces for Blind Users", by W. Keith Edwards, et. al.
Describes a system, Mercator, for making graphical applications accessible
to blind users.  One component of the system, transformation rules language,
is based on Tcl.

38. The Proceedings of the 1995 USENIX Tcl/Tk Workshop are available
from the USENIX association for US$29 for members, US$34 for
non-members.  See entry C.108 above for information about the papers
presented and online availability.  Ordering information is available
at:

http://www.usenix.org/publications/ordering/

39. Eric Johnson has written the book _Graphical Applications with Tcl
and Tk_.  It is published by M&T Books.

Publication Information:

Author: Eric F. Johnson
Title: Graphical Applications with Tcl and Tk
Publisher: M&T Books
ISBN: 1-55851-471-6

Further information can be found at:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/efjohnson/tclbook.htm

40. Will Schroeder, Ken Martin, and Bill Lorensen have written the
book _The Visualization Toolkit: An Object-Oriented Approach to 3-D
Graphics_.  It is published by Prentice Hall.

The book covers a visualization toolkit written in C++, with an
interface to Tk.

Publication Information:

Author: Will Schroeder, Ken Martin, Bill Lorensen
Title: The Visualization Toolkit
Subtitle: An Object-Oriented Approach to 3-D Graphics
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0-13-199837-4
Pages: 816

Further information can be found at:

http://www.prenhall.com/~ray/013/199836/ptr/19983-6.html
http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~martink/

41. Donnie Barnes, Marc Ewing, and Erik Troan of Red Hat Software have
edited the Tcl and Tk manual pages to produce a formatted, bound book,
_The Tcl and Tk Reference Manual_.  It has both traditional and
permuted indexes.

Publication Information:

Editors: Donnie Barnes, Marc Ewing, Erik Troan
Title: The Tcl and Tk Reference Manual
Publisher: Red Hat Software
ISBN: 1-885329-08-3

Further information can be found at:

http://speedy.redhat.com/acc/product-pages/page-B2002.html

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