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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-01 13:10:37

Fanzhe Cui wrote:
> Hi,

Please, never start a new thread by replying to an unrelated message.
You're likely not going to get a lot of answers, simply because your
message is hidden in the "Upcoming review of Time Series" thread.

> On the boost document page it has entry of the library:
> C++/Tcl - C++/Tcl is a library that allows the easy integration of C++ and
> Tcl.

I you're talking about the wiki page that lists software that uses
Boost. The software listed there is not supported by It's
just software that happens to use Boost. So you're asking at the wrong

> If I follow the link of the library, it will direct me to:
> And I can download source code of the library. But one problem I found was
> that there is a header file "tcl.h", included as header by the source code,

Well, obviously a library that offers TCL/C++ integration needs C++ and
TCL. You apparently don't have Tcl or just a runtime of Tcl.

> and it was missing. So I suppose this C++/Tcl library requires TCL pkg from
> third party, e.g. ActiveState. But the pkg from ActiveState is not free. I

What makes you think Tcl was not free? Googling for Tcl brings you to That page contains a link named "Get Tcl/Tk now". Following
that link, you get to a page containing links to downloads of various
versions of Tcl, including instructions how to use the sources on
various operating systems, including Windows. Look at

At you can see the License
for Tcl, which looks like BSD license to me. That means you don't have
to pay for Tcl.


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