[Haskell] Haskell Xlib bindings
benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Mon Feb 12 12:28:25 EST 2007
Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 13:09 +0100, Sven Panne wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, 7. Februar 2007 23:47 schrieb Duncan Coutts:
>> > On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 15:17 +0100, Sven Panne wrote:
>> > > [...]
>> > > * What about X11 implementations on *BSD, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX,
>> > > etc.?
>> > [...]
>> > How about putting the Xlib binding into maintenance mode and moving the
>> > focus to XCB bindings.
>> I think this makes sense, at least if the OSes mentioned above will
>> support XCB in the long run, too. Or do they already have support right
>> now? It would be good to know that...
> Certainly Linux and Solaris use X.org. I can't remember if one or two of
> the BSDs still use XFree86 but the rest have moved to X.org. I have no
> idea about AIX or HP-UX.
HP-UX is dying fast. Anyway, a direct implementation of an X client library
(an 'XHB', as Sven suggested, generated from XCB's language independent
protocol description) would make these questions irrelevant.
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