[Haskell-cafe] Re: Help from C libraries experts
briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 30 08:03:01 EDT 2009
>>>>> Do you understand very well a C library and would like
>>>>> Haskell to have a binding for it? (...)
> Could you perhaps then summarise what design rules you're using?
Yes. They are summarised at the main module documentation:
> For example, why did you pick the new 'Bindings' namespace?
The most important guideline is: users guide guidelines. If you
have a better sugestion for a base module name, please open a
ticket at development website, under 'Issues/Create new issue'
(you can do it as anonymous):
> What are you doing that's different to having standalone
> small packages?
I'm trying to write "canonical" bindings libraries.
> One risk I see is that 'bindings' will depend on a large number of C
> libraries (...)
Sure. I would like to have:
But I thought I should not polute hackage before this package
get at least a few people understanding and agreeing with
> Maybe this is a better discussion for libraries@?
OK. I'll repost there, with text updated after your thoughts.
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