[Haskell-cafe] GUI

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Dec 12 14:51:00 EST 2007

On Dec 12, 2007, at 14:47 , Neil Mitchell wrote:

> Hi
>> Is there any really cross-platform GUI library for Haskell?
>> Gtk2Hs is good (I suppose), but it requires X. OK, I have X, but it's
>> not "native" on my Mac; some Mac users don't install it and almost
>> all Mac users don't always run it.
> On Windows, Gtk2hs is not as native as wxHaskell, but is the best GUI
> toolkit available. On Windows, there is no requirement to have X
> installed. The Gtk2hs developers (or more specifically Duncan) have
> shown a continuing desire to make Gtk2hs more Windows friendly, even
> to the point of filing Gtk bugs and tracking their progress. I'm sure
> having made Mac friendly noises, they will come rushing to your aid
> :-)

A quick google reveals two different attempts to make a native OSX Gtk 
+ port; one appears moribund and the other vapor.  :(

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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