Haskell Xlib bindings

Rob Hoelz hoelz at wisc.edu
Sun Feb 4 18:42:38 EST 2007

Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> wrote:

> Rob Hoelz <hoelz at wisc.edu> wrote:
> > My question is this:  Why do the Haskell Xlib bindings have no way
> > to extract the property event from an event pointer?
> > 
> > For example, the following functions are available:
> > 
> > get_KeyEvent, get_ButtonEvent, get_MotionEvent, etc.
> > 
> > but there's no get_PropertyEvent.
> > 
> > Why was this left out?  It seems pretty critical to the
> > functionality of an Xlib program to someone who's been programming
> > in C with Xlib for quite some time.
> It wasn't left out, it just wasn't put in, like a lot of other things.
> If you have a list of stuff you need, it can be added.

Actually, I wouldn't mind doing it myself.  Are the Haskell libs
compiler-specific, or central?  Either way, is there a
CVS/subversion/git repository I can check out from?

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