[Haskell-cafe] Status of Haskell + Mac + GUIs & graphics

Tom Murphy amindfv at gmail.com
Wed May 18 22:51:39 CEST 2011

On 5/18/11, Jurriën Stutterheim <j.stutterheim at me.com> wrote:
> Regarding 3:
> I was not implying that Haskell should be used only for replacing JS. Far
> from it. I was just saying that we need a solid way to generate JS from
> Haskell so that we can profit even more from Haskell's type safety and not
> have to suffer from the mess that is JS. My Snap-based application is also
> perfectly type-safe, on the server. It's fast too. :)

     I completely agree that we need a good JS generator.
     My response was just to the idea that web apps (with JS) could be
a replacement for other GUI solutions. I wasn't implying you were
saying we should only use Haskell for JS. Most useful Haskell apps
right now are pretty GUI-free!


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