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Octavian Rasnita
April 20, 2008 00:45
Re: Perl threads under Windows
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Thank you Dean. I will search on perlmunks and try to see if I can adapt 
something for WxPerl.
Unfortunately I can't use Tk because this GUI is absolutely inaccessible for 
screen readers and I am blind, so I can't test if it even works.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dean Arnold" <>
To: "Octavian Rasnita" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: Perl threads under Windows

> Octavian Rasnita wrote:
>> Passing messages to a window might not seem very complicated, but if 
>> there are more windows, and many rules based on admin's preferences, on 
>> user's schedule, or by user's request, might make the program a spaghetti 
>> application. I think what I want to do should be a very common 
>> client-server application. Do you know if I could find somewhere such 
>> sample apps made in perl?
> My suggestion is to try and do a super
> search for "Tk threads"; its been discussed and
> coded there numerous times. Here's the most recent:
> FWIW: you might take a look at Thread::Apartment to see
> if you can wrap Wx in its own thread, and make it
> look like you're passing objects around. I'd started to
> create a Tk::Threaded for Perl/Tk based on that, but
> it needs inter-thread tie()'d operations, which aren't available
> via the current ithreads environment.
> - Dean 

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