[Haskell-cafe] Re: Browser-like UI

Maurício briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 1 09:15:44 EST 2005

>>   I've seen some options for GUI programming in Haskell libraries page, 
>>but what I really would like is to define my user interface using HTML 
>>(or, maybe, SVG). What are the options to do that in Haskell? I've read 
>>that Gtk2Hs has a mozilla rendering engine, but unfortunatly that won't 
>>build on my 64Mb computer. What else can I use? How does that work, can 
>>I handle HTML events with Haskell code?
> If there are no pre-built packages of gtk2hs for your system you can still build
> from source in a reasonably straigtforward way. Basically we provide pre-built
> versions of the problematic files that take so much memory to create in an
> ordinary build. The remainer of the build does not require very much memory.
> See this FAQ:
> http://gtk2hs.sourceforge.net/archives/2005/02/18/building-on-machines-with-less-ram/
> If there are no versions of these pre-built files that are appropriate for your
> platform please ask on the gtk2hs mailing list and we'll see what we can do.

   I did read that FAQ, but it says that I should build with:

$ ./configure --disable-gnome --disable-mozilla

   Doesn't that means that the mozilla interface should be disabled?


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