[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on iPad? (Scheme and Ocaml are there)

Don Stewart dons00 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 18:43:45 CEST 2011

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On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 12:18 PM, John Velman <velman at cox.net> wrote:

> There are (at least) two Scheme interpreters for iPad at the iTunes store:
> PixieScheme and GambitREPL.  Both allow entry of scripts, by typing or
> pasting.  The Gambit community is very busy trying to expand the usefulness
> of their interpreter.  Both have pretty good interfaces.
> There is also an Ocaml app, but I don't know or want to know Ocaml, and the
> interface looks very unfriendly.
> I'd really like to have something like this in Haskell, in the "education"
> pot, as is the GambitREPL.  Hugs is written in C, if I recall correctly.
> Would it be possible to compile Hugs for the iPad processor, taking out
> enough system calls to make it acceptable?
> John Velman
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