[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell on Pocket PC?

Dmitri O.Kondratiev dokondr at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 10:03:50 EST 2006

I am sorry for confusion that abreviation PPC may cause in the text of
my message. In this context I used 'PPC' to refer to Pocket PC and
nothing else.
Sorry again.

On 3/31/06, Dmitri O.Kondratiev <dokondr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Any ideas on how much work needs to be done for using Haskell on PPC
> Windows Mobile platform?
> It would be interesting to use PPC as:
> 1) Haskell learning tool, so small code snipets could be entered and
> run directly on hand-held (REPL). How hard is it to port Hugs to PPC
> for this? Do any other (then Hugs) implementations exist that are
> easier to port?
> 2) Running on PPC Haskell applications cross-compiled on host PC. How
> much work must be done for GHC to support this?
> 3) There are several ways both for porting Haskell to PPC as well as
> cross-compiling Haskell code. Which one makes more sense to implement
> and will take less effort:
> a) Porting/compiling to VM byte code (Java, Parrot)?
> b) Porting/compiling to .NET CLR?
> c) Porting/compiling source code
> 4) And finally, do any projects already exist in this area?
> It would be great to get ideas how such port can be done in reasonable
> amount of time, in other words to find the most easy way to start with
> some Haskell implementation on PPC.
> Thanks for any info!

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