.net and haskell
Thu, 26 Oct 2000 10:27:51 -0700
| I was reading some .net stuff (ducks) on microsoft, and they
| mentioned haskell as one of the languages someone was
| targetting for it.
| Anyone know anything about this project?
I know of several stabs in this direction, none completed.
- There is most of a Java back end for GHC
- There are various pieces of a C# back end for GHC,
compiling via in intermediate generic OO language
called GOO. Nigel Perry is working on this (actively
- Don Syme and Reuben Thomas are working on a back end for
GHC that compiles to a polymorphically-typed IL for .NET
that is Don's baby. A lot of this works, but it's not complete.
Maybe others are doing stuff too? It's a pity that there's nothing
that's usable yet, but I hope that'll change.