[web-devel] Re: web-routes-quasi

Jeremy Shaw jeremy at n-heptane.com
Fri Apr 16 19:09:05 EDT 2010


I poked at it a bit, but don't have anything especially interesting to  

Obviously, I would like it if there was ways to do things like map  
integers to newtyped values. Or to allow the use of 'variables' other  
than strings and ints. But, I am not actually clear that those things  
can be implemented :)

Once I actually try to use quasi for a project I will likely have more  

- jeremy

On Apr 2, 2010, at 5:51 PM, Michael Snoyman wrote:

> web-routes-quasi is now at the point where it can be used for sites,  
> and I'd love to hear some feedback. I've put together a little  
> sample that demonstrates how you can use quasi-quoting and define  
> your routes, embed subsites and serve the resulting application via  
> WAI. (My example uses WAI, but the package itself is not tied to WAI.)
> The code is on github[1]; the main function for the blog is in  
> blog.hs (with the lowercase b). I believe this just depends on  
> Jeremy's web-routes package, wai and wai-extra.
> Note that I did not use web-routes-wai; I think there are some  
> problems in there for breaking up the pathinfo, and I didn't have  
> time to dig through it. Also, this package currently ignores  
> entirely the defaultPage component of Site, though if there is  
> desire support can be added for it.
> One minor bug is that you can't have an alternate GET, POST, PUT or  
> DELETE constructor imported; hopefully that will get cleaned up.
> Any comments and suggestions are welcome! My goal is to port Yesod  
> over to this as soon as the web-routes set of packages are released,  
> so if you're interested in Yesod, you should be interested in this  
> too ;).
> Michael
> [1] http://github.com/snoyberg/web-routes-quasi

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