[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskellers hate GUIs!!

Peter Hercek phercek at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 06:49:58 EDT 2010

On 04/02/2010 10:15 PM, Dominic Espinosa wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 06:11:52PM +0100, Stephen Tetley wrote:
>> On 2 April 2010 17:53, Dominic Espinosa<dcespin at fastmail.fm>  wrote:
>>> I ended up rewriting it in another language (due to time
>>> pressure) and I'm a little wary of attempting to use Haskell again for
>>> developing such an application.
>> Out of curiosity what language did you choose instead?
> Some algol-like language purporting to have cross-platform GUI support,
> widely used by others in our department.  I think the name started with
> "J". I did not enjoy the rewrite. The Haskell code was a lot nicer (and
> shorter).

May you tell us how much (a percentage) shorter the Haskell code was?
Maybe, you can even specify the project size better.


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