[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform and Leksah on Windows

Mihai Maruseac mihai.maruseac at gmail.com
Thu Aug 8 07:39:11 CEST 2013

Hello all,

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
> 1)
> 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).
> cheers
> -Carter
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 1:18 AM, Mihai Maruseac <mihai.maruseac at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 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.
>> --
>> MM
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