[Haskell] Newbie quick questions

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worcester.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Oct 4 06:46:42 EDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 11:31 +0100, Jon Fairbairn wrote:
> On 2005-10-04 at 00:01EDT Mike Crowe wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > I ran across Haskell at the Great Win32 Computer Language Shootout.  A 
> > friend approached me with a potential large application to develop.  The 
> > idea of a language which can reduce time to design and make better code 
> > is very intriguing.
> > 1) Can I develop a Windows application to sell?  Or is Haskell not 
> > really geared for that?
> I don't see any reason why not, though the GUI aspect of
> Haskell is as well developed as some other aspects of the 
> language.

Gtk2Hs and wxHaskell both support Windows and both are distributed under
the LGPL (or a license very similar to the LGPL) so are suitable for
developing proprietary applications.

Both libraries are nearing maturity; both are approaching 1.0 releases.



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