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

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Fri Jan 30 15:50:46 EST 2009

Antony Courtney <antony.courtney at gmail.com> wrote:

> One issue I think you may encounter, though, is that last time I
> looked, there was still no high-quality, widely available
> cross-platform 2-D vector graphics library in C or C++! [...]
Xrender. It appears to map exceptionally well onto FP, is available
everywhere X is available (that includes Windoze and OS X) and usually
is heavily hardware-accelerated. Additionally, we already have a pure
Haskell implementation of the client-side protocol included in XHB.

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