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paul.hudak at yale.edu
Fri Sep 10 13:28:15 EDT 2004
To add briefly to what John wrote, there is a webpage for Yampa:
which includes all of our publications on FRP/Yampa as well as a decent
release of our latest implementation of Yampa (based on arrows). The
release has ample examples of how to use Yampa for graphics, animation,
and basic control systems such as used in robotics.
Also, although most of the developers have dispersed, I believe that
most of them are still interested in the ideas, and the
yampa-users at cs.yale.edu mailing list would probably be responsive if
anyone bothered to use it.
John C. Peterson wrote:
> From: John Peterson <peterson-john at cs.yale.edu>
> To: haskell-cafe at haskell.org
> Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Functional Reactive Programming
> Functional Reactive Programming is alive but in need of some new
> students to push the effort a bit. A lot of us have taken teaching
> or industrial positions so the old FRP team is a bit depleted.
> I don't think anyone is working on Yampa directly at the moment.
> Although it's stable and working well it lacks a critical mass of nice
> libraries to make it attractive.
> I'm still plugging on a wxHaskell port to Yampa (the wxFruit stuff).
> I've made some semantic changes to Yampa so I probably shouldn't say
> it's real Yampa but pretty close. I should have something to release
> later this fall.
> Aside from that, we have a student working in the hybrid modeling
> area. That's good stuff but not likely to produce software of
> interest to Joe Haskell. Another student is keeping the robotics side
> of things alive but it's in the context of a very specialized robotic
> hardware environment.
> So there you go!
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