[Haskell-cafe] Haskell *interpreter* on iPad? (Scheme and Ocaml are there)
velman at cox.net
Sat Jun 18 19:46:03 CEST 2011
Well, I'm not interested in a lisp interpreter written in Haskell. Nor am
I (at the moment) interested in writing an iPad app in Haskell.
I changed the subject to clarify.
What I would like to see is A Haskell Interpreter on the iPad.
To further emphasize, I'd like to type in (or paste in) Haskell code and
have it executed on the iPad. To reiterate: Something like Hugs, or ghci
on the iPad.
By the way, there are three Scheme interpreters in the iPad app store. In
addition to the two I previously mentioned, there is iScheme.
- John Velman
On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 12:43:45PM -0400, Don Stewart wrote:
> See e.g.
> On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 12:18 PM, John Velman <velman at cox.net> wrote:
> > There are (at least) two Scheme interpreters for iPad at the iTunes store:
> > PixieScheme and GambitREPL. Both allow entry of scripts, by typing or
> > pasting. The Gambit community is very busy trying to expand the usefulness
> > of their interpreter. Both have pretty good interfaces.
> > There is also an Ocaml app, but I don't know or want to know Ocaml, and the
> > interface looks very unfriendly.
> > I'd really like to have something like this in Haskell, in the "education"
> > pot, as is the GambitREPL. Hugs is written in C, if I recall correctly.
> > Would it be possible to compile Hugs for the iPad processor, taking out
> > enough system calls to make it acceptable?
> > John Velman
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