[Haskell-cafe] Best way to build a GHC backend?
byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Jul 9 16:38:49 CEST 2012
On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 09:21:08AM -0600, Jonathan Geddes wrote:
> I agree that the Raison d'être for a .NET or JVM backend is interop.
> is a different beast, however. I said before:
> >From my point of view, languages that cannot run on one of the 3
> > aforementioned platforms will become irrelevant. (with the exception of
> > of course).
> I'll take that one step further and say that for web applications it is
> becoming increasingly difficult to justify using a language that WILL NOT
> ClojureScript), and Dart are just a few examples.
> ideal web application language. Am I alone in that belief? What can I do to
> get the ball rolling on that?
I should point out that the ball already IS rolling -- ranging from
serious full-featured efforts [4,5]. There's even a wiki page listing
all these and more . The yesod developers share your view that
well as the ensuing discussion on Reddit . See also Elm , which
Rather than trying to start yet another effort, what about
contributing to one of these ongoing ones?
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