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Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]>
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Pascal Obry <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 27 Oct 1997 09:01:03 +0100
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Lots of interresting paragraph from Michael Feldman deleted :
>Let's be realistic re: "write once/run anywhere". For any Ada
>program requiring user interaction beyond Text_IO.Get's and Puts,
>Ada _per se_ has nothing at all to offer but the various thin bindings,
>which are highly platform-dependent. RR's CLAW is somewhat thicker, of
>course, but it is far from platform-independent; it is unabashedly
      >for Win 95/NT. AMAF is somewhat thicker, too, but it is Mac-only.

What about Tk/Tcl ? I was able to use Tk/Tcl from TASH with Ada and run
the program under Windows 95/NT and UNIX without modification !!!

No it's not a dream anymore Tk/Tcl is there, it is plateform-independant
(Windows, UNIX MAC), it's quick (v8.0 is bytecoded), it's easy to use,
it's very powerfull... I've seen some Tk/tck GUI and was really impressed...

And from a Tk/tcl point of view, Ada is not out, THANKS to Jerry Westley for the
TASH binding.

Pascal.

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