[Haskell-cafe] The Good, the Bad and the GUI
wojtek at power.com.pl
Wed Aug 13 23:19:19 UTC 2014
On 13.08.2014 23:28, Alexander Vieth wrote:
>> Oh, please. Haskell is great for parsing, because you can build a parser with e.g. parsec, attoparsec, uuparse, trifeca, in no time. Even I can do it. Haskell is great for concurrency, because it has lightweight threads, STM, and a fabulous book about it. Haskell is great for GUIs, because.... how about you finish this statement, I don't know how to.
> Before parsec, attoparsec, uuparse, et al were invented, was Haskell no good for parsing? When we speak of Haskell do we speak of the entire ecosystem, or just the language itself?
It is clear what I meant.
> I think Heinrich meant that Haskell, the language, is probably capable of carrying a great library for expressing GUI's, even if we haven't yet seen it implemented.
Haskell, the language, is great for GUIs, because... "(it) is probably
capable of carrying a great library for expressing GUI's, even if we
haven't yet seen it implemented." This is too much, I need to sleep it off.
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