[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why binding to existing widget toolkits doesn't make any sense

John Lato jwlato at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 05:37:52 EST 2009

Achim Schneider wrote:
> So what's left of those TK's if we don't use their abstractions and
> replace them with Haskell? Drawing and layouting, that's what's
> left[3]. Both, IMNSHO, do not justify carrying around bloaty external
> dependencies, they're too trivial. They certainly don't justify using
> unsafePerformIO to hide foreign side effects and the headaches
> associated with it.
> So, if you don't mind, I'm going to stop trying to fit cubes into
> round holes and gonna use reactive and fieldtrip[4] to do things.

Does this mean you're volunteering to create a fieldtrip-based toolkit
with widgets and layout?

John Lato

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