Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: XOTcl Question

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2: Re: XOTcl Question (response to 1)
Posted by Gustaf Neumann on
The "C" stands for "implemented in C". The C implemented methods (and other predefined methods of XOTcl) are documented in the language reference (http://media.wu.ac.at/doc/langRef-xotcl.html). To see the source-code, you would have to study the implementation of XOTcl.

Concerning the dashes ('-'): One can invoke every defined method during object creation by prefixing the method name with the dash...

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3: Re: XOTcl Question (response to 2)
Posted by Richard Hamilton on
Thank you Gustaf, that was a great help. I had decided to go through the tutorial before reading the language reference. Perhaps I should do it the other way around! :-)

R.

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4: Re: XOTcl Question (response to 3)
Posted by Gustaf Neumann on
The reference manual is for the documentation of the predefined methods. Note that there is as well the XOTcl Tutorial http://media.wu.ac.at/doc/tutorial.html that might serve better for starters...