[Haskell] Haskell Xlib bindings

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 05:00:07 EST 2007

Lennart Kolmodin wrote:
> 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.

Those answer my question, thanks!


More information about the Libraries mailing list