gui building in haskell

Jan Kort
Tue, 16 Jan 2001 11:48:07 +0100

Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> Would some kind Haskell-to-Java bridge be a cost-effective way of
> providing a multi-platform GUI library, as well as network, SQL, RMI
> etc., etc.?
> It doesn't necessarily imply compiling to the JVM. Java could simply see
> the compiled Haskell code through the JNI.

That sounds unlikely to me, how do you overide methods through JNI ?
The only way I can see this working is the way Mondrian does it:
make a more object oriented Haskell and compile to Java. I don't
think Mondrian is anywhere near an alpha release though.