[Haskell-cafe] Tools for Haskell and COM

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 27 14:58:30 EDT 2007

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> The biggest Haskell/COM project I know of was Krasimir’s 
> implementation of Visual Haskell, which was a plug-in for Visual 
> Studio. The VS interfaces are COM ones, so he had to do lots of COM 
> stuff. He may be able to help you. Sigbjorn Finne knows a lot about 
> HDirect, but he’s really busy with his day job at Galois!
> There’s a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem here; the COM tools are not 
> well maintained, so that discourages use, which in turn makes it less 
> rewarding to work on them. What I don’t know is the level of 
> suppressed demand: if there were good tools, would lots of people 
> start using them?
> Simon

Is now a bad time to say "what is COM?"?

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