[Xotcl] Very severe limitation in XOTcl
neumann at wu.ac.at
Wed Aug 4 15:40:07 CEST 2010
Am 04.08.10 14:14, schrieb Kristoffer Lawson:
> I think dropping it is a good decision. It'll be interesting to see what the next XOTcl is like.
> How much complexity will the new version be adding? The beauty with XOTcl, especially the earlier versions, was that despite the power of it, it was quite simple (unlike C++). Much like Tcl itself: power, but simplicity. I would be concerned if that gets lost along the way.
the new object system as a much smaller interface (half the number of
predefined methods) and the whole system is more orthogonal.
See e.g. the paper at and slides from the last tcl tk conference.
you can follow the development via git
git clone git://alice.wu-wien.ac.at/xotcl 2.0.0-develop
git branch 2.0.0-develop origin/2.0.0-develop
git checkout 2.0.0-develop
all the best
Univ.Prof. Dr. Gustaf Neumann
Institute of Information Systems and New Media
Augasse 2-6, A-1090 Vienna, AUSTRIA
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