Re: Why you should not use Tcl

Wayne Throop (
27 Sep 1994 20:33:57 GMT

: From: (Scott E. Preece)
: It would have been better to hold off the statement until
: he had an alternative in hand...

What do you mean? He *did* specify an alternative, namely STk.
Presumably, he speaks out at this time, because the lisp-like alternative
he contemplates will be enough like STk (when applied to tk) that code
written in STk has some chance of forward compatibility.

I think RMS's position is ... what, "reasonable" enough. I suppose.
But I hope the baby part of tcl's concepts aren't going to be discarded
with the bathwater parts. And there's plenty of baby there, baby.

Wayne Throop