This page describes Tclģ calls that are no longer necessary but are retained to support legacy code. There is no reason to use these calls in new code. For information on the associated ToolBox calls and data structures, see INSIDE MACINTOSH: Interapplication Communication.
Tcl wrapper for AEGizmos’
AEBuild call. This call is largely
still present for legacy reasons, since an AEDesc and an AEGizmo are interchangeable from the
perspective of the Tcl programmer. One use of this call is for debugging;
you can use
tclAE::build to confirm that an AEGizmo will build before you use in
production code. Otherwise, you don't really need it.
Tcl wrapper for ToolBox
AEDisposeDesc call. There is no
particular need to call this any longer. Tcl garbage will dispose of
AEDescs for you, but there is no
harm in disposing of it earlier if you are done with it.
disposed of and its hash key is deleted.
is passed through AEGizmos’
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