Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.0.1

2003-08-03 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
simonmar: We are pleased to announce a new patchlevel release of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC), version 6.0.1. GHC 6.0.1 is now in the OpenBSD ports tree as lang/ghc, for x86 only at the moment. Make sure your ports tree is up to date, and, e.g.: cd /usr/ports/lang/ghc make

Re: implement hash table

2003-10-07 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
r2yang: Hi,all I'm a new one in this Haskell programming language. I have a program which involved a lot of computation tasks and it's quite inefficient,so I'm currently examing the possibility of using hash table in my data structure, can some one tell me how to implement it? I can't

Re: StateT space leak

2003-11-13 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
wojtek: Consider the following program: module A where import Control.Monad.State f :: StateT Int IO () f = (sequence_ $ repeat $ return ()) t = runStateT f 0 When t is evaluated under ghci or hugs, the program quickly runs out of heap memory. What's going on here? Is this

Re: Why are strings linked lists?

2003-11-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
ajb: G'day all. Quoting Ben Escoto [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, can someone tell me why Haskell strings are linked lists? Because that's the way it was done in Miranda, almost 20 years ago. OK, to be fair, it does make string-to-string operations a bit more convenient. Apart from

Re: Installation problem on suse 9.0.

2003-12-18 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
gustavov: before nothing, THANKS Simon. I have begun the ghc installation process from the 4.08.2 version. By other side, the suse 9.0 comes with gcc 3.3.1-24. thanks again, gustavo Simon Marlow said: [ moved to [EMAIL PROTECTED] ] i have running ghc on suse 7.3, but i can't install

Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.2

2003-12-18 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
simonmar: The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.2 We are pleased to announce a new major release of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC),

Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.2

2003-12-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
rmartine: On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: This is an unregisterised build, with profiling libs, no docs and no GHCi. The mips64 port requires an external libgmp. This should come installed with the freeware packages for Irix. - And set your LD_LIBRARY_PATH

Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.2

2003-12-20 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
simonmar: The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.2 We are pleased to announce a new major release of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC),

Re: [Haskell] vim syntax files for GHC-style .lhs, .hs + cpp

2004-02-09 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
igloo: On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 12:56:43PM +1100, Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: Hey all, - Vim syntax highlighting for GHC-style .lhs and .hs + cpp

Re: [Haskell] non-ASCII characters in Haddock documentation

2004-02-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
wolfgang: Hello, how do I insert non-ASCII and maybe even non-Latin-1 characters in Haddock documentation? Wolfgang Looks like it might be difficult. The haddock lexer src has: $alphanum = [A-Za-z0-9] So, non-ascii might not be lexed. -- Don

Re: [Haskell] GHC 64bit?

2004-02-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
alex: Is there a maximum memory GHC can use/reach? Specifically, can GHC address more than 4gb of memory? SimonM may want to comment, but at the moment I think GHC is limited to 4G, but only due to lack of 64bit machines/demand on the developers. If you look in ghc/rts/MBlock.h you'll see

Re: [Haskell] GHC Core backend

2004-02-13 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
afie: Hello all, Is anybody using GHC's backend as a backend for their own compiler? I know of one project at least, in development and undocumented, that uses GHC's backend. However, it doesn't use the Core interface. Rather, it uses an interface Mark Wotton and I wrote to the Stix layer of

[Haskell] vim syntax files for GHC-style .lhs, .hs + cpp

2004-02-08 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Hey all, - Vim syntax highlighting for GHC-style .lhs and .hs + cpp - Rather than let this just sit on my hd, I'm making them available.

[Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.2.1

2004-04-26 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
simonmar: The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.2.1 We are pleased to announce a new patchlevel release of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler

Re: [Haskell] Re: sizeFM type

2004-04-26 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
mechvel: On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 04:06:22PM +0100, Philippa Cowderoy wrote: On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, Serge D. Mechveliani wrote: Alexander is right. Also as Integer has more sense than Int, To ask a silly question, is Int defined as 32 bits or is it defined in a similar

Re: [Haskell] sizeFM type

2004-04-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
wolfgang: Am Dienstag, 27. April 2004 07:09 schrieb Donald Bruce Stewart: To ask a silly question, is Int defined as 32 bits or is it defined in a similar vein to C's int? Well, you can all look this up, at least in GHC's implementation: It seems that people sometimes tend

[Haskell] Haskell on OpenBSD

2004-05-05 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I'm maintaining a page covering Haskell on OpenBSD, along the lines[1] of the FreeBSD page: www.haskell.org/freebsd. I'll try to keep it a current snapshot of Haskell compilers, tools and libraries on this OS. http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/haskell_openbsd.html Cheers, Don [1] If

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hs-plugins-0.9.2 - dynamically loaded plugins

2004-05-15 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
== hs-plugins-0.09.2, dynamically loaded plugins in Haskell == Release early, release often is the way to go. This is the first src release of hs-plugins, a library for compiling and loading Haskell plugins in Haskell. http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/hs-plugins/ The library

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hs-plugins-0.9.4

2004-05-28 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
A new version of the hs-plugins library has been released, v0.9.4 http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/hs-plugins It features some nice improvements over the last few releases: * the library can now parse standard .hi files to work out a plugin's dependencies, so no more

Re: [Haskell] Running haskell from within Haskell

2005-01-18 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
vivian.mcphail: Dear All, I have a parser which has entries for each word, such as: ate = s \ np / np : ^x y.did(eat y x); so each word has a type (s \ np / np) and a semantics (the lambda term ^x y.did(eat y x)). Currently I parse the semantics into lambda terms

Re: [Haskell] Using hs-plugins with ghci

2005-02-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
jgarciavivo: Hello everybody. I'm trying to use hs-plugins library with ghci and this is the result: ghci -package plugins ___ ___ _ / _ \ /\ /\/ __(_) / /_\// /_/ / / | | GHC Interactive, version 6.2.1, for Haskell 98. / /_\\/ __ / /___| |

[Haskell] Announce: hs-plugins-0.9.8

2005-02-22 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hs-plugins 0.9.8 has been released. hs-plugins is a dynamic loader and runtime compilation library for Haskell. This release is mostly stability and usability improvments over its predecessors. It also adds support for library package linking. You can find the code at:

Re: [Haskell] Building a dynamic loadable Parsec parser

2005-02-28 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
adam.turoff: Hi, I've got a little parser written using Parsec that I want to link into some C code. I start by compiling the Haskell sources like so: ghc -ffi -fglasgow-exts -main-is My_Init -c parse.hs When linking parse.o and parse_stub.o against my (additional) glue code, I

Re: [Haskell] How to import user's modules with hs-plugins

2005-03-02 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
jgarciavivo: Hello everybody. I'm using the hs-plugins function eval in my source code and I need to import a Haskell module at runtime. Do you know if it's possible? I've seen many examples of hs-plugins and never had a user's module import in the eval call. Thanks for your time If I

Re: [Haskell] Embedded Systems

2005-03-10 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
goenzoy: Hallo all, I m wondering if there is any port of Haskell to Embedded systems. Any hint welcomed Ore the question in other form what is the smallest devices for a running Haskell system and is possible to nhc has been used for a number of embedded projects. I've

[Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.4

2005-03-11 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
simonmar: = The (Interactive) Glasgow Haskell Compiler -- version 6.4 = The GHC Team is delighted to announce a new major release of GHC. OpenBSD x86 binary

Re: [Haskell] Dynamic Loading?

2005-03-20 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
ashley: Is it possible to do dynamic loading in Haskell? Let us say you want to have plug-in loadable widgets. You create a widget API, which is in fact a data-type W (which you make an instance of Typeable). You then write an application that loads widgets, using something like this:

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: yi 0.1.0

2005-03-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
yi-0.1.0 Yi is a text editor written and extensible in Haskell. The goal of Yi is to provide a flexible, powerful and correct editor core dynamically scriptable in Haskell. Yi as it stands implements most of vi by default. Keybindings for vim and nano are also provided. Other editor interfaces

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: lambdabot 3.0

2005-05-26 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I'm pleased to announce the release of lambdabot 3.0. lambdabot is a stable, feature rich IRC bot based on a dynamic plugin framework. 98% of lambdabot is dynamically loaded over a static core. Lambdabot also features persistent state -- knowledge accumulated during an irc session is not lost if

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: lambdabot 3.0

2005-05-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
naesten: On 26/05/05, Donald Bruce Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: lambdabot was written by Andrew Bromage, and is now a community project. lambdabot 3.0 would not have been possible without the help of the #haskell irc community -- this release features more than 450 patches from 14

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hs-plugins 0.9.10

2005-07-06 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hs-plugins 0.9.10 has been released. hs-plugins is a dynamic loader and runtime compilation library for Haskell. Highlights of this release include: * support for GHC 6.4, and cabalised packages * ported to Windows of various flavours thanks to Vivian McPhail and Shelarcy * now

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: h4sh - Haskell functions for shell scripting

2005-08-14 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
h4sh -- Haskell functions for shell scripting Unix is all about programs that do one thing, and one thing well. Unfortunately, over time, the common unix text processing commands have become bloated and silly, with rather arbitrary features for programs that should have simple

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: fps -- fast packed strings

2005-08-24 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Hey. I've cabalised the FastPackedString module from darcs, used in h4sh, as the `fps' library. fps provides mmapped and malloc'd packed strings (byte arrays held by a ForeignPtr), along with a list interface to these strings. It lets you do extremely fast IO in Haskell. For example, the shell

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: fps -- fast packed strings

2005-08-25 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
bulatz: Hello Donald, Thursday, August 25, 2005, 8:10:44 AM, you wrote: DBS I've cabalised the FastPackedString module from darcs, used in h4sh, as the DBS `fps' library. if you plan to support/improve this library, can you please: I intend to further clean up this code, and also

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: fps -- fast packed strings

2005-08-25 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
waldmann: 1) add psniceq/pscmp to export list (with better names, smtg like eqPS/cmpPS) is it possible to avoid module/type identifiers (ps) hardwired into the names? We have hierarchical namespaces for that (PS.eq, PS.cmp etc.) This has many advantages, e. g. you could then do import

Re: [Haskell] Parsing binary data

2005-08-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
joelr1: Folks, I'm trying to parse chunks of binary data that arrive through a socket. There's a defined format of these chunks where the first 4 bytes are an id, then could come a Pascal (size first) string, then some more data. I'm trying to figure out how to read and write

[Haskell] mini-announce: h4sh 0.2

2005-09-03 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
h4sh 0.2 has been released. h4sh has stablised, and this is intended to be the last release for some time. Changes since h4sh 0.1 include: * New functions available in the shell: foldl, foldr, unfoldr, iterate, ($), transpose, group, show, concatMap * Compilation strategies

[Haskell] mini-announce: fast packed strings v0.1

2005-09-11 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
After some weeks of hacking, and after taking into consideration the suggestions on this list, from darcs-devel and on #haskell, I've tagged and released v0.1 of the FastPackedString library, FPS. FPS provides mmapped and malloc'd packed strings, along with a list interface to these strings. It

Re: [Haskell] Making shared libraries with Haskell

2005-10-05 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hs-plugins works on unix and windows :) -- Don joelr1: Simon, It appears that hs-plugins supports this functionality. I don't care if its bundles or shared libraries so long as I can use Haskell as a DSL in some other program (game engine is what I had in mind). hs- plugins appears

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: Frag: a First Person Shooting game

2005-11-21 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
tomasz.zielonka: On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 05:05:17PM +1100, Mun Hon Cheong wrote: Frag is a 3D First Person Shooting game. I would be nice if you could put some screenshots somewhere. A wiki page has been put up on haskell.org, with screenshots: http://haskell.org/hawiki/Frag -- Don

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hm p3 - an ncurses mpeg layer 3 player

2005-11-22 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hmp3 : an ncurses music player written in Haskell hmp3 is an ncurses-based music player, for MPEG Layer 3 audio files, written in Haskell. It uses mpg321 or mpg123 for its decoding backend. It is designed to be simple, fast and robust. By web (screenshot):

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hmp3, an ncurses mp3 player

2005-11-23 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hmp3 0.1 : an ncurses mp3 player hmp3 is a lightweight ncurses-based mp3 player written in Haskell. It uses mpg321 or mpg123 as its decoding backend. It is designed to be simple, fast and robust. A screenshot can be found at: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/hmp3.html

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hmp3, an ncurses mp3 player

2005-11-24 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
petersen: Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: hmp3 is a lightweight ncurses-based mp3 player written in Haskell. It uses mpg321 or mpg123 as its decoding backend. It is designed to be simple, fast and robust. Cool, thanks! How about making it ignore non-mp3 files in directories? On the todo

Re: [Haskell] fptools mirror in darcs ready for testing

2005-11-30 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Hooray!! Thanks John jgoerzen: Hello everyone, Finally! Simon Marlow's plan[1] for moving from CVS to darcs for fptools, GHC, etc. is happening. Thanks to some feedback from him and the author of Tailor, as well as some free time finally, I've been able to convert things from CVS to

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hmp3, an ncurses mp3 player

2005-12-05 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
hmp3 0.2 is released hmp3 is a curses-based mp3 player written in Haskell. It is designed to be simple, fast and robust. This release is mostly a refinement of v0.1. The ui is nicer, space and time performance are improved, some bugs are fixed, the source is cleaner.

Re: [Haskell] Simple and Easy Persistence

2005-12-06 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I usually use the the Binary class, found in NewBinary for this task. You derive Binary for each type you wish to serialise, which gives you a get and put function on handles. A stripped down version suitable for many tasks lives here: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hmp3/Binary.hs

Re: [Haskell] Announcing Djinn, version 2004-12-11, a coding wizard

2005-12-11 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
lennart: Howdy, y'all! I've written a small program that takes a (Haskell) type and gives you back a function of that type if one exists. It's kind of fun, so I thought I'd share it. It's probably best explained with a sample session. calvin% djinn Welcome to Djinn version

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: Lambda Shell 0.1

2005-12-20 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
robdockins: Fellow Haskellers, I am pleased to announce the first alpha release of Lambda Shell, a shell environment for evaluating terms of the pure, untyped lambda calculus. I've written a lambdabot plugin for lambda shell, it's running in #haskell right now. 15:43 Cale:: @where

Re: [Haskell] Tools for web-based Haskell editing compilation?

2005-12-24 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
conal: Has anyone set up GHC to run on a server with modules created, saved, edited, imported, and executed via a web interface?? Are there tools existing or under development that support some or all of this scenario? Sounds a bit like Pivot, I think.

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: January 3, 2005

2006-01-02 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: January 3, 2005 Greetings, and thanks for reading the 18th issue of HWN, a weekly newsletter for the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions will be posted (as text) to [1]the Haskell mailing list and (as HTML) to [2]The Haskell

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: January 16, 2006

2006-01-15 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: January 16, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading the 20th issue of HWN, a weekly newsletter for the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS is also

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: January 16, 2006

2006-01-17 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
bulatz: Hello Donald, Monday, January 16, 2006, 3:37:33 AM, you wrote: DBS * Arrays. Bulat Ziganshin [7]wrote an interesting RFC on the various DBSHaskell array interfaces. DBS7. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/12992 imho, the following

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: January 23, 2006

2006-01-22 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: January 23, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading the 21st issue of HWN, a weekly newsletter for the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS is also

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: January 30, 2006

2006-01-30 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: January 30, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading the 22nd issue of HWN, a weekly newsletter for the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS is also

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: February 06, 2006

2006-02-06 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: February 06, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 23 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: February 13, 2006

2006-02-13 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: February 13, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 24 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: February 20, 2006

2006-02-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: February 20, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 25 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

Re: [Haskell] page renaming on the Haskell Wiki

2006-02-21 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
cubranic: On 2/21/06, Graham Klyne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In making such changes, please bear in mind Cool URIs Don't Change: http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI This isn't to say don't, but where possible, provide some redirection from the old name to the new name. To be

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: February 27, 2006

2006-02-26 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: February 27, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 26 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

Re: [Haskell] Problems compiling hs-plugins

2006-03-03 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
benjamin.franksen: Please, can anyone help me with this problem: I just downloaded hs-plugins version 1.0-rc0. (BTW, the stable version is not accessible). I configure it (according to the README) and everything seems to be ok. However when I try to build it, I get: aare:

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hmp3 1.0

2006-03-05 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
A new version of hmp3 has been released, version 1.0. All features that I'm interested in are implemented (and it appears to be extremely stable, running non-stop for the last 3 months on one machine). This release adds the ability to dynamically reconfigure the colours using a configuration

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 06, 2006

2006-03-06 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: March 06, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 27 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 28 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-15 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
sebastian.sylvan: On 3/13/06, Donald Bruce Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 28 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-16 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
rjmh: With a view to this I started collecting just the announcements on a `feed' here: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hwn/announce.html These should serve as a basis for the content, I think. Can you add an actual date? Seeing things dated a few days ago does contribute to a

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-16 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
by changing the month to a word instead of a number? Just curious... Jared. On 3/16/06, Donald Bruce Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: rjmh: With a view to this I started collecting just the announcements on a `feed' here: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hwn/announce.html

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-17 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
antti-juhani: Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: Well, there is a way -- it's fairly easy with the right regex -- but is it really ambiguous? Do people find it confusing? What do other sites do? Yes, it's annoying (it isn't ambigous right now, but it will be again early next month). Either use

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-17 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
sebastian.sylvan: On 3/17/06, Donald Bruce Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: rjmh: With a view to this I started collecting just the announcements on a `feed' here: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/code/hwn/announce.html These should serve as a basis for the content, I think

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-17 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
sebastian.sylvan: The ICFP boasting could be moved elsewhere (perhaps put the quote at the very top under the logo), the rest of the items seem regular enough to be popped off the news list just like any other HWN-type news. The only regularly occuring news that really need to stick around

Re: [Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 13, 2006

2006-03-18 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
claus.reinke: So, the frontpage now has recent news, with our icfp prize at the top. Opinions? do I understand correctly that the top items under News will be updated manually and less frequently, to hold items that are deemed more important, or more permanent, than the usual headline.

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 20, 2006

2006-03-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: March 20, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 29 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

Re: [Haskell] Haskell as a disruptive technology?

2006-03-26 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
paul: Neil Mitchell wrote: - Larger memory footprint You are talking about GHC, not Haskell. Take a look at nhc98, which has a small memory footprint. I don't want to get into a compiler flame war. The fact is that if you want to do huge datasets or very fast computation (the two

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: March 27, 2006

2006-03-28 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: March 27, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 30 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: April 03, 2006

2006-04-02 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: April 03, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 31 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS

[Haskell] haskell@ archives, 1990-2000

2006-04-03 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I managed, with the help of some custom hacks, to convert Simon's tarball of the haskell@ archives from 1990-2000 into html. I've hosted the lot here: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/haskell-1990-2000/threads.html I'm not sure these archives are available anywhere else, other than the

Re: [Haskell] haskell@ archives, 1990-2000

2006-04-03 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
dons: I managed, with the help of some custom hacks, to convert Simon's tarball of the haskell@ archives from 1990-2000 into html. By the way, this was in the context of writing up the HWN-style news over that decade, here: http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Old_news -- Don

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: April 10, 2006

2006-04-10 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: April 10, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 32 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS is

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: April 17, 2006

2006-04-16 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: April 17, 2006 Greetings, and thanks for reading issue 33 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list and to [2]The Haskell Sequence. [3]RSS is

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: FPS - FastPackedStrings 0.2

2006-04-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I'm pleased to announce version 0.2 of FPS, the fast, packed string library for Haskell. FPS allows you to have time and space efficient arrays of bytes accessed via a List interface, along with fast IO on those strings. FPS is, in particular, suited for heavy duty string and IO projects. It

Re: [Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: FPS - FastPackedStrings 0.2

2006-04-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
ashley: Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: Interface: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/fps/Data.FastPackedString.html Given that FastString turns out to be an array of Word8, why are you using Char at all? Convenience. Some historical legacy from darcs. And others have contributed

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: May 1, 2006

2006-04-30 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: May 1, 2006 Welcome to issue 34 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list as well as to [2]the Haskell Sequence and [3]Planet Haskell. [4]RSS

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: May 8, 2006

2006-05-07 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: May 8, 2006 Welcome to issue 35 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list as well as to [2]the Haskell Sequence and [3]Planet Haskell. [4]RSS

Re: [Haskell] timing/timeout (how to express that in Haskell)

2006-05-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
waldmann: What is the idiomatic way to say in (ghc) Haskell: run this computation for at most x seconds (e. g. it returns Boolean; imagine a primality test) so I want something :: Int - a - Maybe a with the guarantee that the result is Just x with x in whnf, or Nothing. I guess one

Re: [Haskell] timing/timeout (how to express that in Haskell)

2006-05-12 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
rahn: Donald Bruce Stewart wrote: watchdogIO :: Int -- milliseconds - IO a -- expensive computation - IO a -- cheap computation - IO a I'm not satisfied by the given function completely. Suppose the wrappers for pure computations

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: May 22, 2006

2006-05-21 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Haskell Weekly News: May 22, 2006 Welcome to issue 36 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list as well as to [2]the Haskell Sequence and [3]Planet Haskell.

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: Google Summer of Code Projects

2006-05-24 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
We are very pleased to announce that nine Haskell projects have been selected to receive funding to the value of $45k under Google's 2006 Summer of Code program. A wide range of projects will be worked on, contributing to the community important tools and libraries. The students have until August

[Haskell] Announce: Lambdabot 4.0

2006-06-14 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
I'm pleased to announce the release of lambdabot 4.0! lambdabot is a stable, feature rich IRC bot based on a plugin framework. lambdabot 4.0 comes with a suite of more than 50 plugins, including: * a Haskell 98 interpreter * two lambda calculus interpreters * an unlambda interpreter

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: June 16, 2006

2006-06-16 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Welcome to issue 37 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. Each Monday, new editions are posted to [1]the Haskell mailing list as well as to [2]the Haskell Sequence and [3]Planet Haskell. [4]RSS is also available, and headlines appear on

[Haskell] Graphing community activity

2006-06-19 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Hey all, Inspired by a comment from Shae Erisson, I added a little 5 line script to darcs-graph[1], to display the commit activity of _remote_ darcs repositories. Here are the activity graphs for a selection of projects in the community:

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: June 25, 2006

2006-06-25 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
--- Haskell Weekly News http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HWN Issue 38 - June 25, 2006 --- Welcome to issue 38 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering

Re: [Haskell] Graphing community activity

2006-06-27 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
dons: Hey all, Inspired by a comment from Shae Erisson, I added a little 5 line script to darcs-graph[1], to display the commit activity of _remote_ darcs repositories. Here are the activity graphs for a selection of projects in the community:

[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: hmp3 1.1

2006-06-28 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
A new version of hmp3 has been released, version 1.1 hmp3 is a curses-based mp3 player written in Haskell. It is designed to be simple, fast and robust. This is mostly a maintenance, release, fixing support for ghc 6.4.2. However, you do get some new features: * Enable searching of the

[Haskell] Re: Speed of ByteString.Lazy

2006-06-29 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
chad.scherrer: Wow. 64 times as fast for this run, with almost no effort on my part. Granted, wc is doing more work, but the number of words and characters aren't interesting to me in this case, anyway. I can't imagine (implementation time)*(execution time) being much shorter.

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: HNOP 0.1

2006-06-30 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
Alistair_Bayley: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ashley Yakeley HNOP does nothing. Here's a sample session to illustrate: $ ./hnop $ The code is written entirely in plain Haskell 98 and makes no use of FFI or impure functions. The source

Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: HNOP 0.1

2006-06-30 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
mvanier: Incidentally, on my machine the compiled code is 2759360 bytes long unstripped and 1491240 stripped. One has to wonder what all those bytes are doing. I hope this doesn't sound petty; I love haskell and ghc, but 2.8 meg for a no-op program seems a bit excessive. Hmm. Sounds like

Re: [Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: HNOP 0.1

2006-07-01 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
bringert: noop :: IO () -- generalise to other Monads? This would actually not be too hard to write, given my existing work, and then of course the executable would simply be a thin wrapper. As suggested above, this patch moves the core functionality to a library module, Control.Nop.

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: July 03, 2006

2006-07-02 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
--- Haskell Weekly News http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HWN Issue 39 - July 03, 2006 --- Welcome to issue 39 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News - August 14, 2006

2006-08-14 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
--- Haskell Weekly News http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HWN Issue 40 - August 14, 2006 --- Welcome to issue 40 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering

Re: [Haskell] ANN: SmallCheck 0.1

2006-09-13 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
colin: SmallCheck: another lightweight testing library in Haskell. Folk-law: if there is any case in which a program fails, there is almost always a simple one. SmallCheck is similar to QuickCheck (Claessen and Hughes 2000-) but instead of a sample of randomly generated values, SmallCheck

[Haskell] Haskell Weekly News: September 18, 2006

2006-09-18 Thread Donald Bruce Stewart
--- Haskell Weekly News http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/HWN Issue 41 - September 18, 2006 --- Welcome to issue 41 of HWN, a weekly newsletter covering

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