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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>The biggest Haskell/COM project I know of was Krasimir&#8217;s
implementation of Visual Haskell, which was a plug-in for Visual
Studio.&nbsp;&nbsp; The VS interfaces are COM ones, so he had to do lots of COM
stuff.&nbsp; He may be able to help you.&nbsp; Sigbjorn Finne knows a lot about
HDirect, but he&#8217;s really busy with his day job at Galois!<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>There&#8217;s a bit of a chicken-and-egg problem here; the COM
tools are not well maintained, so that discourages use, which in turn&nbsp;
makes it less rewarding to work on them.&nbsp; What I don&#8217;t know is the
level of suppressed demand: if there were good tools, would lots of people
start using them?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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Simon<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> haskell-cafe-bounces@haskell.org [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces@haskell.org]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Lewis-Sandy, Darrell<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 25 June 2007 19:08<br>
<b>To:</b> haskell-cafe@haskell.org<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Haskell-cafe] Tools for Haskell and COM<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Are
there any currently maintained tools for interfacing Haskell with COM
objects?&nbsp; &nbsp;It appears that both Haskell script and Haskell direct
haven&#8217;t been updated since the turn of the century, and have fallen out
of step with recent library changes.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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