[Haskell-cafe] Haskell & Java/Scala interoperbility?

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Wed Jul 15 18:52:53 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 08:55:01AM -0600, John A. De Goes wrote:
> If you’re not too picky about the ML, I’d suggest a better path is
> contributing to PureScript on the JVM (either that project or another
> one).  PureScript’s semantics map cleanly to the JVM’s and very good
> native interop is possible; in addition, the PureScript compiler is
> designed for compiling to different backends (i.e.  it has no runtime and
> will necessarily utilize the target’s native runtime environment).

Could you explain why PureScript is easier to port to the JVM?  In
particular I don't understand why its "semantics map cleanly to the JVM’s"
but Haskell's don't.


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