[Haskell-cafe] off-topic question: why invent new Haskell-like compile-to-js functional languages when we have awesome js_of_ocaml ?
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Wed Nov 13 14:18:11 UTC 2013
church% hastec --version
church% cat > Hello.hs
module Main where
main = print "Hello world."
church% hastec --opt-google-closure --start=asap Hello.hs
Compiling Main into .
Running the Google Closure compiler on Hello.js...
church% nodejs Hello.js
Hello.js 5750 Bytes (46746 bytes without google closure).
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 3:56 PM, Anton Nikishaev <me at lelf.lu> wrote:
> Ömer Sinan Ağacan <omeragacan at gmail.com> writes:
> > That's great news. I wonder if that means it'll be end for Fay and
> > similar languages?
> several month ago, maybe it's better now?). And even google closure
> compiled with advanced optimizations it's ~500K.
> Fay's output is 5K after google-closure-mumbo-jumbo.
> > 2013/11/12 Patrick Mylund Nielsen <haskell at patrickmylund.com>:
> >> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Jeremy Shaw <jeremy at n-heptane.com>
> >>> On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Ömer Sinan Ağacan <
> omeragacan at gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>> > I'm aware of this, but when I first tried it a few months ago, it was
> >>> > not easy to use at all. Is it changed now?
> >>> Last I heard, Luite was waiting for GHC 7.8 to be released because it
> >>> contains changes that will allow him to upload ghcjs to hackage and
> >>> then you will be able to just cabal install it. I could be wrong
> >>> though.
> >> As far as I know, that's correct.
> >> The easiest way to install and use it right now is using their Vagrant
> >> setup:
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