[Haskell-cafe] Re: Libraries for Commercial Users

Patrick LeBoutillier patrick.leboutillier at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 08:25:18 EDT 2009


> > Having painless Haskell <- Java interoperability would be great.  I'm
> > curious though:  could it really be so simple as a one-line ``import
> > foreign jvm'' directive?  I imagine the purity mismatch between
> > Haskell and Java would be very troublesome.
> No more so than C, surely. We're used to stateful APIs. They're a pain.
> > With this hypothetical ``import foreign jvm'' mechanism, what would
> > the be type of imported Java stuff?  Would it all be done in IO?
> >
> > The more I think about it, the trickier it seems.  Beside the purity
> > mismatch of Haskell and Java, there is an OO/functional mismatch.
> That's more of an issue. But the prior work has been done.

Do you have any references to this work?

I'm quite interested in this, both from a Haskell perpective (although I'm
still a beginner) and from being the author of a Perl <-> Java
interoperability module (see http://search.cpan.org/~patl/Inline-Java-0.52/).



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Patrick LeBoutillier
Rosemère, Québec, Canada
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