64-bit windows version?

Green Bryan - bgreen Bryan.Green at acxiom.com
Wed Jun 20 11:34:15 EDT 2007

I would be more than happy to help.  Maybe we need to get a sub-team
together and start plowing through this mine-field?

-----Original Message-----
From: glasgow-haskell-users-bounces at haskell.org
[mailto:glasgow-haskell-users-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Simon
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 10:29 AM
To: skaller
Cc: glasgow-haskell-users at haskell.org; Bulat Ziganshin
Subject: Re: 64-bit windows version?

skaller wrote:

> GHC needs to target *professional windows programmers*.
> They're going to have VS installed already. Haskell is far
> too important a language (IMHO) not to have an entry in
> the commercial programming arena.
> Commercial programming is in a bad way! It NEEDS stuff like
> Haskell available.
> BTW: I don't really like Windows .. but I want to see Haskell
> succeed. Trying to do Haskell on Windows without MSVC++ toolchain
> is like trying to work on Linux without binutils... :)

This is a fine point, and probably the biggest reason for doing a
Windows native 
port.  I'd like to see it happen, but we need help!


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