[Xmonad] haskell style in x window programming

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Aug 8 21:33:59 EDT 2007

> On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 02:54:46PM +0200, Andrea Rossato wrote:
> > I would like to have you suggestions. This could help me improve my
> > style, and perhaps contribute to introducing the Haskell community to
> > X programming by making the code we produce within this project more
> > adherent to the Haskell way of doing things.
> Just to clarify myself, I don't ask you to comment on my ugly arrow
> implementation, but, in general, about what should be a good style for
> writing X applications with Xlib.
> (it should be clear but I'm not so sure after reading it again...;-)

I'd start by taking one of the high level, small gui libraries (see on
hackage), and then writing down on paper a set of combinators in a
similar style. Then map those to X.

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