[Haskell-cafe] HTTP package freezes on Windows 7

Phil phil.beadling at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 15 21:05:05 EDT 2010

Scrap my original query - the problem isn't as black & white as I thought.

The below works fine - I've changed the response type from json to 
xml.... strange, but for some reason downloading json doesn't work.... 
it's fine on Linux.

I'm guessing this is more likely to be a Windows issue rather than a 
Haskell issue - any ideas?

import qualified Network.HTTP as HTTP

main :: IO ()
    = do
      x <- getLocation
      print x

getLocation = (HTTP.simpleHTTP $ HTTP.getRequest url) >>= 
         url = 

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