[Haskell-cafe] haskell text://protocol client?

Alan & Kim Zimmerman alan.zimm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 16:45:39 UTC 2021

Is that the gemini protocol? If so there are some packages for it on
hackage already.


On Fri, 9 Apr 2021 at 17:29, MarLinn <monkleyon at gmail.com> wrote:

> Would you know of any haskell text://protocol clients? Or servers? [1][2][3]
> I may be wrong, but it appear so me that
>    - This is a newly developed idea
>    - And by "newly" I mean none of the git repositories you shared is
>    more than about a month old, including the one containing the website
>    - All appears to be done by a single, anonymous enthusiast
>    - None of the resources explain the "why", or a use case, or seem to
>    contain much beyond example/filler content
> So I don't see a reason why there would already be a Haskell server and/or
> client, as the single developer seems to follow a different route right now.
> In fact if you told us you're actually the one behind this idea, posting
> the question as kind of guerilla marketing, I wouldn't be surprised. Not
> insinuating you are though, or that that would invalidate the idea. (If
> nothing else, invalidate :: value → value; the value of this protocol is
> neither obvious nor explained, and applying a relative value-changing
> function like invalidate to undefined input must necessarily also return
> undefined. ;) )
> In other words if you're enthusiastic about this there's a good chance you
> can be the first! ;)
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