[Haskell-cafe] [GSoC] X Haskell bindings

Donnie Jones donnie at darthik.com
Mon Mar 31 15:29:42 EDT 2008

Hello Antoine,

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been looking into to this a bit myself, and have had trouble with
> the fact that the XML descriptions of the protocol are extremely
> C-centric.  As in, the union types defined in the XML are C-unions,
> and I've seen a struct definition which uses padding-bytes to store
> semantically useful data.
> Both of which are fine things to do in C, but a bit tricky to map onto
> Haskell.

Maybe this Haskell package libxml [1] will be helpful for this.  The package
provides bindings for the XML parser and toolkit for Gnome: libxml [2].

Hope this helps.

1. http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/libxml-0.1
2. http://xmlsoft.org/
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