[TCLCORE] Re: [Xotcl] TIP #257: Object Orientation for Tcl

Will Duquette will at wjduquette.com
Thu Sep 29 04:49:05 CEST 2005

On Sep 28, 2005, at 9:23 AM, Kristoffer Lawson wrote:
> On 28 Sep 2005, at 18:49, Donal K. Fellows wrote:
>> The TIP is (totally!) light on C-level API, largely because I've  
>> no idea
>> what needs to go there. I'd even be happy (personally speaking)  
>> with an
>> OO system that did not provide any C-level API at all. Other  
>> people will
>> probably disagree. :-D
> Well yeah, I'd disagree in the sense that if any OO framework goes  
> somewhere near the core, I'd like to see Tk being implemented in  
> terms of it (or indeed any other C-based extension which uses  
> objects). Not immediately, of course, but in the long run.

It would be nice to have a C-API; but I think it would be better to
get the Tcl API stable first, and then rationalize the internals
based on where we've gotten to before opening them up.


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