[Haskell-cafe] Haskell and DB : giving up

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Fri Nov 30 14:34:23 EST 2007

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Andrew,
> Thursday, November 29, 2007, 11:51:32 PM, you wrote:
>> This is one of the more frustrating aspects of Haskell. It's not that
>> nobody has written DB bindings - they most certainly have. It's not that
>> nobody has written compression or cryptography bindings - they have. 
>> It's that there is a small zoo of them, and it's really hard to pick out
>> which ones are the "good" ones. I really hope this does improve in time.
>> (And I really wish I could do something positive to make this happen...)
> when i come to using ftp/http in my program, i wrote binding to
> wininet.dll in two days. this may be not reasonable for occasional
> scriptiong but at least works for larger apps

I don't know C, so I can't write bindings to anything...

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