[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: Salsa: A .NET Bridge for Haskell

Anton van Straaten anton at appsolutions.com
Fri Oct 10 16:43:17 EDT 2008

Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
>> This could be a game changer.
> In what way? As far as I'm aware, .NET never really caught on and has 
> long since become obsolete. 

Wha?  Microsoft's programming languages all now depend on and compile to 
.NET runtime (the CLR), including C#, Managed C++, Visual BASIC, and 
even things like the Haskell competitor F#.  Hence Don's comment.

I've heard people at more than one company say that if they could access 
.NET well from Haskell, they wouldn't be as interested in F#.


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