[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on the Playstation 3? :-)

Radosław Grzanka radoslawg at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 02:34:21 EDT 2007

2007/8/30, Tony Sloane <asloane at ics.mq.edu.au>:
> On 26/08/2007, at 10:07 AM, Jeremy Shaw wrote:
> > There is also an old project to port nhc98 to PalmOS -- not sure if it
> > is still active, or how far they got. AFAIK, nothing was ever
> > released.
> Yes, we were working on this at Macquarie Uni.  The project has
> suffered a bit from a lack of resources.  A while back we shifted our
> attention from nhc to yhc, since that seems to be a more likely base
> for success.
> We have a preliminary port of the yhc runtime which a student
> developed.  It runs some simple programs on Palm OS, but it needs
> work to be usable by others.

This is really cool. I'd love to write some Haskell for Palm. :)

> I expect to find time to devote to this
> later in the year, although we will also be evaluating whether
> putting effort into Palm OS is worth it any more, given its uncertain
> future.

Yeah. This is actually a problem. Palm OS is rather doomed to be
obsolete and Pocket PC is probably better target. Anyway, does anyone
else experience a feeling that at the time of buying yourself new
gadget you are already in "deprecated zone"? ;)


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