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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell and scripting

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell and scripting
From: zaxis
Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 17:07:29 -0700 PDT
xmonad is my favorite WM. BTW, why canot i receive any email from its
mailinglist (i have subscribed from
http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/xmonad)?


minh thu wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> You can take the xmonad approach: the configuration file is written in
> Haskell and compiled, so no need for another language.
> 
> Cheers,
> Thu
> 
> 2010/5/3 Martin Erwig <erwig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> One of my students has worked on scripting approach in Haskell:
>>
>> Â Â Â Âhttp://web.engr.oregonstate.edu/~erwig/papers/abstracts.html#SLE09
>>
>> --
>> Martin
>>
>>
>> On May 3, 2010, at 9:51 AM, LimestraÃl wrote:
>>
>>> Hello CafÃ,
>>>
>>> I don't know if you know conky. It's a well-known open-source system
>>> monitor (a software that displays information on the desktop, like CPU
>>> frequency, disk usage, network rate, etc.).
>>> It is quite good, but it's very descriptive, and even if you can call
>>> shell commands it's clearly not made for being scripted.
>>> What I would do is to make a similar system monitor, which base would be
>>> compiled Haskell code, but that would be scriptable with some DSL, or
>>> already existing interpreted language.
>>> I've thought about a Lisp/Scheme language, since those languages are
>>> functional, dynamically typed and simple (so enable a quick scripting)
>>> and I'm not very keen on making my own DSL
>>>
>>> What I would like to know is:
>>> 1) If you have other solutions
>>> 2) How do haskellers usually script their applications
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