ANNOUNCE: STk 3.1 release (Unix and Windows) 
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 ANNOUNCE: STk 3.1 release (Unix and Windows)


STk is a R4RS Scheme interpreter which can access the Tk graphical
package.  Concretely it can be seen as the John Ousterhout's Tk
package where the Tcl language has been replaced by Scheme.

STk also provides an efficient object oriented system called STklos.
STklos is an extensive OO system with multiple inheritance, generic
functions, multi-methods and a Meta Object Protocol).

This release runs on several Unix boxes (see below) and on Microsoft
Win32. It uses the Tk 4.1 package for the graphical part.

Features of STk

* interpreter is conform to R4RS
* runs on major Unix boxes (see below) and Win32
* Clos/Dylan syntax like OO extension named STklos. STklos provides
  multiple inheritance, generic functions, multi methods, a Meta
  Object Protocol.
* Interpreter can be easily extended by adding new C modules.
* All the commands defined by the Tk toolkit are available to the STk
  interpreter (Tk commands are seen as a special type of objects by the
* Callbacks are Scheme closures
* supports Tk 4.1
* Don't use the Tcl interpreter for the Tk widgets
* Tk variables (such are -textvariable) are reflected back into Scheme
  as Scheme variables.
* A set of STklos classes have been defined to manipulate Tk commands
  (menu, buttons, scales, canvas, canvas items) as STklos objects.
* New widgets can easily be built in Scheme by composition of existing


You can take a copy of STk at the following URL

STk home page


Mailing list

There is  a mailing list for STk. To subscribe the mailing list just send

"Subject:" line.


STk runs on a wide range of machines/systems

        - Sparc (SunOs 4.1.x & Solaris 2.{34})
        - Dec 5xxx (Ultrix 4.2)
        - SGI (IRIX 4.05, 5.1.1, 5.2)
        - DEC Alpha 3000/400 (OSF-1 V1.3)
        - RS6000 AIX 3.2.5      
        - HP 9000/735 (HP-UX 9.01)
        - PC (Linux 1.0 -> 2.0)
        - PC (FreeBSD 1.1)        
        - PC (SCO)                
        - PC (NetBSD-1.0)        
        - Sony WS (Sony NEWS, NEWSOS 4.2R)
        - ...

        - Windows 95 (and probably Windows NT)


Erick Gallesio   ESSI, I3S-CNRS, Universite de Nice - Sophia Antipolis
                 Route des colles, BP 145, 06903 Sophia Antipolis CEDEX, FRANCE

Mon, 11 Jan 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
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