Haskell Bindings

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at hxbc.us
Tue Mar 3 14:55:13 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 14:42 -0500, Eric Polino wrote:
> In the last 6 months or so, I've been doing a bit of Haskell work and
> have thought of working with them as a backup plan.  Then, when I got
> thinking, can't I write Haskell bindings for lib{purple|gnt}.  That
> would allow people to write IM applications, and gnt apps,
> respectively, in Haskell.  Then I thought of it further, why can't I
> write a generic gobject -> Haskell binding generator(BG).  Maybe the
> generic BG is a bit out of the scope of the Pidgin codebase, but the
> purple/gnt bindings surely aren't.  Sadrul has already admitted he
> thinks it's kinda cool.  So yeah, this is an idea.  What do you all
> think?

This sounds like more of a GNOME project:


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