John Ousterhout wrote Tcl originally as a research project, and
then Sun hired him, forming the Scriptics group around Ousterhout
and Tcl. The Scriptics group was spun off into a separate company.
The Scriptics website is
the best place to go for the latest information about Tcl, online
Aside from Deal, the most often cited dealer on rec.games.bridge is
originally written by Hans van Staveren.