[Haskell] Haskell Xlib bindings

Lennart Kolmodin kolmodin at dtek.chalmers.se
Tue Feb 13 14:30:16 EST 2007

Rob Hoelz wrote:
> Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think you misinterpreted me slightly: I didn't mean to ask "why XCB
>> when we have an Xlib binding?", I'm asking "why do we need either?".
>> Who is going to use it?  Is someone planning to write a widget set in
>> Haskell?
> I think having an Xlib module is important; there's low-level stuff you
> might need to do in Xlib that isn't practical to do using GTK/Qt.  Or
> you might want to build a light-weight application. Etc, etc.

Or, rather, you want to write a window manager. This is already work in 
progress by sjanssen.

   Lennart Kolmodin

More information about the Libraries mailing list