[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform and Leksah on Windows
mihai.maruseac at gmail.com
Thu Aug 8 07:39:11 CEST 2013
Thanks for your replies, I've relayed them to my acquaintance. Though
he still doesn't understand that he's at fault for demanding the
On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 6:28 AM, Carter Schonwald
<carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Mihai,
> you bring up 2 unrelated questions, i'll address them seperately
> Leksah should not be considered an "official haskell ide", but merely one of
> many community supported editing tools. And frankly one of the less widely
> used ones at that! Leksah is not used much at all by anyone, though theres
> probably a handful of folks who do use it.
> Many folks use editors like Sublime Tex (2/3), Emacs, Vi(m), textmate, and
> many more. Its worth noting that the sublime-haskell plugin for sublime
> text, and analogous packages for many other editors, provide haskell
> IDE-like powers, or at least a nice subset thereof.
> 2) There are people working on building better easily portable native gui
> toolkits, but in many respects, a nice haskelly gui toolkit is still
> something people are experimetning with how to do well. theres lots of great
> tools out as of the past year or two, many more in progress on various time
> scales, and gtk2hs is great for linux (and thats fine).
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:18 AM, Mihai Maruseac <mihai.maruseac at gmail.com>
>> A friend of mine tried to install Haskell Platform and Leksah on
>> Windows and was troubled by the amount of problems he encountered as a
>> beginner in this. I've told him to ask over IRC and mailing list but
>> it seems he has some problems with registration.
>> Anyway, he blogged about his problems at
>> http://dorinlazar.ro/haskell-platform-windows-crippled/ and I'm sure
>> that we can work on fixing some of them.
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