Tclkit is another piece of technology without which our puzzle can't be completed. Basically, it is a single executable file that contains inside it a normal Tcl interpreter along with a set of extensions, such as:
Tk—for graphic interfaces
IncrTcl—for object-oriented programming—currently, it is an optional part of TclKit
TclVFS—the virtual file system, explained earlier; Tclkit contains drivers only for ZIP and MetaKit
Metakit—this was also explained earlier
The beauty and power of Tclkit comes from fact that it does not require installation, and that it is supported on a wide set of platforms, including:
- various distribution of Linux on architectures including x86, PowerPC, S/390 and others
- MacOS Classic and MacOS ...