[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: Galois web libraries for Haskell
dons at galois.com
Tue Apr 22 13:20:34 EDT 2008
> On Mon April 21 2008 1:11:19 pm Don Stewart wrote:
> > Galois, Inc. is pleased to announce the open source release of a suite of
> > web programming libraries for Haskell!
> Lots of cool stuff here! A few questions:
> > * xml
> > A simple, lightweight XML parser/generator.
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/xml
> Can you describe how this compares to HaXml? Were there deficiencies in
Much smaller, fewer dependencies. I think of it as the "tagsoup"
of xml parsers.
> > * sqlite
> > Haskell binding to sqlite3 <http://sqlite.org/>, a light, fast
> > database.
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/sqlite
> Similar questions here regarding HDBC. Did HDBC (and HDBC-sqlite3) not
> address some need?
Yes, we needed full, low-level access to sqlite for some unusual use cases.
For high level stuff, HDBC and Takusen are nicer.
> > * feed
> > Interfacing with RSS (v 0.9x, 2.x, 1.0) and Atom feeds
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/feed
> Sweet. Might have to refactor hpodder to use this.
> > * mime
> > Haskell support for working with MIME types.
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/mime
> FWIW, I have some similar but slightly different functions in MissingH.
> hsemail and WASH both also have some stuff in this area. Probably not as
> nice as yours though.
We should probably bundle up a bunch of the small mime libs into
a single package at some point.
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