[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on the iPhone
rick.richardson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 20:42:22 EDT 2009
This is definitely good news!
So... who's doing the Android/JVM target? ;)
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 7:37 PM, Daniel Peebles <pumpkingod at gmail.com>wrote:
> How exciting! I fully support the creation of a new mailing list about
> iphone+haskell :)
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Ryan Trinkle<ryant5000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Haskellers,
> > Recently, there's been a groundswell of activity in the Haskell community
> > regarding the Haskell's use in developing iPhone games. The iPhone is a
> > powerful, innovative platform (with a great monetization scheme, to
> > and it's not surprising that many of us would want to develop apps for it
> > our favorite language.
> > I am proud to announce today that my company, iPwn Studios Inc., is
> > currently preparing to release an open source patch to GHC that allows it
> > output binaries for iPhone OS. The patch will be released under a BSD
> > license as soon as possible and hopefully integrated into the GHC
> > in the near future. As the first (to my knowledge) Haskell-based game
> > studio, iPwn Studios is committed to giving back to the Haskell community
> > through open source - contributing to a rising tide that lifts us all.
> > I would like to take this opportunity to propose the creation of a
> > haskell-iphone mailing list, so that all Haskellers working with the
> > - whether for profit or for pleasure - can come together to make Haskell
> > force to be reckoned with in the burgeoning iPhone App marketplace.
> > Best wishes,
> > Ryan Trinkle
> > President, iPwn Studios Inc.
> > P.S.: If you wish to be involved in the preparation of the GHC patch or
> > the creation of iPwn Studios' first game, don't hesitate to contact me by
> > email (ryant5000 at gmail.com), AIM (RyanT5000), or IRC (RyanT5000 on
> > irc.freenode.net).
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