[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: November 22, 2005

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue Nov 22 12:30:12 EST 2005

                     Haskell Weekly News: November 22, 2005

   Greetings, and thanks for reading the 16th issue of HWN, a weekly
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New Releases

   There are several exciting releases to report this week.

     * hmp3. Donald Bruce Stewart [3]announced hmp3, an ncurses-based music
       player written in Haskell.

   3. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12637

     * Frag. Mon Hon Cheong [4]announced Frag, a first-person shooter written
       in Haskell using HOpenGL. Several comments were posted offering thanks
       and seeking more information. [5]Screenshots are also available.

   4. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12628
   5. http://haskell.org/hawiki/Frag

     * Haskell Communities & Activities Report. The November 2005 editition
       of this report is now [6]available.

   6. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12624

     * Haskell Server Pages 0.4.0. The latest release of HASP is now
       [7]available, featuring a new bytecode generator and less of a need
       for many other add-on packages.

   7. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12617

     * Blobs diagram editor. The first release of Blobs was [8]announced this
       week. It is based on earlier work that has been shown at some Haskell

   8. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12603

Requests for Participation

   Take 10 list. Kenneth Hoste [9]posted a request for user contributions
   regarding a top 10 list of Haskell libraries.

   9. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12639


   Updating Haskell. It's been a busy week for these discussions. There have
   been threads on [10]records (~ 200 messages) and [11]GHC. Unfortunately
   your HWN editor hasn't had time to read these monster threads, so have at

  10. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.cafe/9201
  11. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12592

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