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LISP2WISH: Simple demo of synchronous communication between Lisp and Tcl/Tk

LISP2WISH is a very simple demonstration of how to connect and communicate SYNCHRONOUSLY between a lisp process and a C process running a Tcl/Tk executable. The demo uses the vanilla 'wish' executable that is included with the Tcl/Tk distribution. Tcl/Tk is a very flexible system for building Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs), with the look-and-feel of Motif. One writes scripts in a high-level, C-like language, and an interpreter evaluates the commands and passes execution either to a built-in function (and there are many), or to your own C routines. Tcl/Tk is becoming increasingly popular because of its ease of use, and because it is freely distributable (even commercially, I believe). For more information on Tcl/Tk, look on the USENET newsgroup comp.lang.tcl, or get the distribution from the archive (listed below) or The Tcl/Tk archive also has many user-contributed extensions which make Tcl/Tk even more desirable. Tcl/Tk was originally written by Dr. John Ousterhout, at Berkeley. LISP2WISH lets you make a window/menu/drawing interface for your lisp routines, where you can take advantage of all the stuff written for Tcl/Tk (and build your own!).
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Version: 6 (22-JUL-94) Requires: Common Lisp, Tcl/Tk, X-Windows, awk Ports: LISP2WISH has only been tested under X-Windows and Lucid Common Lisp 4.0 and 4.1, but but should work on other platforms that support Lucid (or Allegro) and Tcl/Tk. Copying: Use, copying, modification, and distribution permitted. CD-ROM: Prime Time Freeware for AI, Issue 1-1 Author(s): Jonathan Kaye Keywords: Authors!Kaye, GUI!Lisp, Graphics, HCI, LISP2WISH, LISP2WISH, Lisp!Code, Tcl, Tk References: ?
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