[Haskell-cafe] IDE?

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 10:21:52 EDT 2007

Andrew Coppin writes:
 > Dude... somebody should write the world's next killer editor in Haskell, 
 > just to show how awsome Haskell is!

Yi [1] does exist, with roughly this aim. Why not contribute an afternoon's

[1]: http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Yi

However, one of the reasons that Emacs is so great is the absolute wealth of
libraries available for it. It's been aroud a long time and people like it a lot
so there's pretty much an Emacs Lisp library to integrate _any_ tool, to help
editing _any_ kind of source/configuration file etc. It would take many
lifetimes to replicate this in a different language.

I've thought a little about writing a Haskell → Elisp compiler, so that people
could contribute to Emacs by writing Haskell, but I've got doubts about its

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com

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