Re: OS/2 & X-Windows ?

Kai Uwe Rommel (
Sun, 05 Jun 1994 20:29:05 +0200

lefevre@ACFcluster.NYU.EDU writes in article <2soflb$qe1@cmcl2.NYU.EDU>:
>Using the tk extension of tcl, perl or python (and maybe others) it is
>possible to create X-Windows applications without ever writing one line
>of C. Please correct me if I am wrong. I would like to start learning that
>but I ma based on an OS/2 machine and do not currently have access to any
>X-Windows station.
>Now, all of these languages have been ported to OS/2. What I would like to
>knwo is whether their respective tk extension could be used on OS/2 in
>conjunction with the X-Windows client software for OS/2. Can anybody
>confirm that ? Has anyone tried ?

Tcl has been ported to OS/2, but not tk. That could be possible (since
X is available for OS/2, including X client support). However, you
would have to do that work (porting tk) yourself.

Kai Uwe Rommel

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