Haskell Libraries Wishlist
Shae Matijs Erisson
shae at ScannedInAvian.com
Tue Oct 12 15:16:22 EDT 2004
John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> writes:
> E-Mail header, MIME codec Composing or parsing e-mail messages
Peter Simons wrote hsemail, http://cryp.to/hsemail/
Peter Thiemann wrote WASHMail as part of WASH.
> Base64 encode/decode Render binary strings in ASCII
> Required to do MIME
I've seen several Base64 libs. More details if google doesn't turn up
> MD5, SHA algorithms Generate unique hashes for strings, files
Dominic Steinitz' CryptoLib - http://www.haskell.org/crypto/ReadMe.html
> (n)curses interface Full-screen text interfaces
John Meacham wrote a binding for ginsu, Ian Lynagh wrote a binding that may not
be publically released (not sure).
> [ng]dbm interface Persistent hash storage
I think I've heard of one, I'd have to google to be sure.
> mimetypes, mailcap support Discover MIME types of files and
> appropriate apps to use to handle
WASHMail has some support for this and MIME encoded emails.
> Maildir, mbox, MH, IMAP client Access e-mail storage systems
I've written some ugly but mostly functional mbox code as part of
> FTP, NNTP, SMTP client support Connect to appropriate servers
Thomas Hallgren wrote InternetLib, not sure if it requires Fudgets or not.
Richard Braakman wrote a (partial?) FTP implementation as part of his harc
source control project.
> IPv6 Support Obvious :-)
I'd really like this, but haven't gotten around to trying to make it work in
GHC. Shouldn't be too hard though.
Part of my lost list of Haskell wishes:
GHC-approved SDL binding (there are several partial implementations)
Shae Matijs Erisson - Programmer - http://www.ScannedInAvian.org/
"I will, as we say in rock 'n' roll, run until the wheels come off,
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