[Haskell-cafe] ANN: "Real World Haskell", now shipping

Gianfranco Alongi gianfranco.alongi at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 04:27:16 EST 2008

As far as I know, wxHaskell was developed mainly for windows?

On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Andrew Coppin
<andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Jason Dusek wrote:
>> Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
>>> What I *haven't* done yet is read the chapters where they try
>>> to claim that database programming is possible in Haskell.
>>> I'll have to do that at some point. Maybe this is where they
>>> reveal the Secret Formula that makes this stuff actually work
>>> properly... but somehow I doubt it.
>>  Well, it's certainly possible to interact with a SQL database.
>>  You have had some kind of trouble, or you have a higher notion
>>  of "database programming"?
> Yeah: None of the packages on Hackage will compile successfully. :-P
> It seems to be an unwritten law that any package involving non-Haskell
> components doesn't work on Windoze.
> (Hack, wxHaskell even comes with a special pre-build Windows binary... and
> it *still* doesn't work!)
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