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Ask Bjoern Hansen
August 7, 2000 13:09
Re: I'm a lurker too ...
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On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, Dan Sugalski wrote:

> > > 3. Visual Perl. Just like Visual Basic and Delphi, but its Perl and runs
> > > almost everywhere, not just windows.(I know ActiveState is working on a
> > > product called Visual Perl, but I'm note sure this will be just like VB
> > > or if it will run on non-windows platforms.)
> >
> >See Perl/TK and/or GTK.
> >
> >Perl runs just about everywhere, as does TK, there for Perl/TK runs just 
> >about everywhere..
> Incorrect assumptions. Many Unices, yes. Windows, mostly. VMS, sort of. 
> That leaves out a lot of perl's platforms. (Mac, anyone?)

MacOS will soon be yet another unix.

Having portable windowing something in Perl would be very very neat.

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