What I Hate About Your Programming Language
Subject:   What I hate about Tcl
Date:   2003-05-14 12:25:21
From:   sharkey
Response to: What I hate about Tcl

"Truly terrible" is a bit of an overstatement.

It suffers from a commitment to overwhelmingly simple command syntax. All commands are "operator arg arg arg...", so instead of "$a = $b", you end up with the ugly "set a $b".

Simplicity is not always beautiful, but it does make embedding really easy. (in commercial CAD tools, tuxracer, network routers, or wherever)

And Tk rocks!

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