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Wafe (Widget[Athena]front end) is a package that implements a symbolic, string based interface based on Tcl to the X Toolkit, the Athena Widget Set (or the three-D version of the Athena Widget Set Xaw3d), the OSF/Motif Widget Set (versions 1.1 to 2.0) and various complementary widget classes and extension packages.

Using Wafe, one can develop applications with high level graphical user interfaces in the scripting language Tcl, or one can use Wafe mostly as a graphical front-end that provides an easy access to GUI programming for various programming languages.

Current Version:   1.0.17

License Type:   Free with no warranty

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Source Code Availability:   Yes

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  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   Yes
  • Other Packages:   Yes (.tar.gz format)

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Wafe was developed originally on DECstations 5000/200 under Ultrix 4.2 using X11R5, and has been tested on a SparcStation 1+ under SunOS 4.1, RS6000/320 under AIX, on a HP 9000/720 under hpux 8.05 and under Linux 1.0. Wafe can be compiled under X11R4, X11R5 or X11R6.

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