[Haskell-cafe] Why Haskell?

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Jul 24 03:29:06 EDT 2006

> > 2) Recompiling binaries (necessary in order to link in foreign object 
> > code into GHCi) is slow using GHC.  Moreover I have to restart GHCi if I 
> > want to reload a changed DLL (unless there is a way to unload a DLL in 
> > GHCi).  It also requires jumping around between several console windows 
> > to get the job done.  (I'm not using an IDE does one exist?)
> There are several. (I know of one using visual studio and eclipsefp)..
> It should|nt be a problem to find them.. But I still prefer vim :)
> Concerning switching between several console windows... Perhaps try
> something like mrxvt which has several tabs to run more than one shell.
> You can then use key combinations to switch.. (I haven't used mrxvt on
> cygwin yet but I've read that it runs there)
> Marc

Or use a more efficient window manager, i.e. ion or wmii let you
navigate entirely from the keyboard, as if you were inside an editor.

-- Don

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