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From:
Octavian Rasnita
Date:
April 20, 2008 00:45
Subject:
Re: Perl threads under Windows
Message ID:
003101c8a2ba$6bbbddb0$c2a2b451@teddy
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.

Octavian

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dean Arnold" <darnold@presicient.com>
To: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@gmail.com>
Cc: <perl-ithreads@perl.org>
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 perlmonks.org and do a super
> search for "Tk threads"; its been discussed and
> coded there numerous times. Here's the most recent:
>
> http://www.perlmonks.com/?node_id=522177
>
> 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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