[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: November 8, 2005
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Tue Nov 8 16:49:28 EST 2005
Haskell Weekly News: November 8, 2005
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* Haskell-mode 2.1. Stefan Monnier recently released version 2.1 of
his haskell editing mode for Emacs.
* Gtk2hs 0.9.10. Duncan Coutts announced that the latest version of the
GTK bindings for Haskell is now available. Major new features
include the Cairo vector graphics library bindings, Pango text layout
code, new Gtk+ 2.8 APIs, and a Windows installer.
* Frown 0.6. Ralf Hinze announced the first release of Frown, a
LALR(k) parser generator for Haskell. Frown has a number of
interesting features and is considered beta-quality at this time.
* network-alt 0.3 and hsgnutls 0.2.1. Einar Karttunen announced the
availability of new versions of these two libraries. network-alt is an
alternative networking library designed to have a nicer API and better
performance. hsgnutls is a TLS/SSL layer atop the GNU TLS library,
supporting both client and server applications.
Calls for Participation
Top 10 articles. Kenneth Hoste posted a request for people to
contribute articles about various Haskell subjects. Each article will list
the 10 most famous or frequently used things about that particular
subject, and will be posted through The Monad.Reader.
Time libraries. Ashley Yakeley started a lively thread about time
libraries in Haskell.
Haskell Workshop Steering Committee. Johan Jeuring announced that ACM
SIGPLAN has approved a Haskell Workshop Steering Committee to offer help
and advice to the organizers of the workshop.
Darcs 1.0.4rc2 is out. David Roundy announced the release of Darcs
1.0.4rc2, the second and hopefully last candidate before the 1.0.4
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