[Haskell-cafe] Tetris

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Wed Nov 21 10:26:58 EST 2007

Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> Yes indeed, and various implementations of GLUT on Windows have 
> different quirks.
> The biggest lack of GLUT is its inability to load images...
> IMHO if you want to do OpenGL with Haskell, it's best to start with 
> Gtk2HS anyway, which has all the support needed.

..at the cost of being less portable, since it doesn't run "natively" on 
OSX, requiring the X layer which not all users will have installed. 
Swings and roundabouts.

OSX-native Gtk is not that far away though.

But, that's certainly one of the reasons I'm using plain GLUT at the moment.


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