Hi Bertrand,
 in principle yes even if right now I’m busy hacking the Qt port to track down 
some bugs and update to Qt 5.0. I would also try to replace Guile with s7 
Scheme which seems more easy to maintain and as fast (wrt. Guile 1.8).

At some point I though a bit about the plugins and felt that TeXmacs need to 
support the jupyter protocol (https://jupyter.org), this would make it a 
perfect frontend for iPython and iHaskell for example but we will give us 
access to many other systems supporting that protocol, see for example this 
list of maintained kernels for jupyter:

https://github.com/jupyter/jupyter/wiki/Jupyter-kernels

It would make perfect sense to me and does not seem so difficult.

Best
Max

 

> On 7. Mar 2018, at 13:26, Bertrand BRATSCHI <bratschi.bertr...@edu.ensr.ch> 
> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Are you still interested in such a project ?
> 
> Bertrand
> 
> ———————-
> 
> WYSIWYG literate programming
> Massimiliano Gubinelli  27, 2009; 10:31am
> 
> Hi, 
> I would like to "advertise" TeXmacs (http://www.texmacs.org/) to the Haskell 
> comunity as a possible front-end for literate programming in Haskell (and 
> GHCI interaction). TeXmacs is a system which allows the production of 
> documents featuring high quality typesetting (comparable to TeX) and high 
> level of customizability (a la Emacs). It does not rely on TeX for the 
> typesetting (but can export to Latex, HTML, etc..). It is written in C++ 
> (unfortunately not Haskell) and use Scheme as extension language 
> (specifically Guile). It has been in use for at least 10 years and has 
> plugins for many external applications like Pari, Axiom, Maxima, Octave, R, 
> Yacas, etc... 
> 
> From the webpage: "GNU TeXmacs is a free wysiwyw (what you see is what you 
> want) editing platform with special features for scientists. The software 
> aims to provide a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured 
> documents with different types of content (text, graphics, mathematics, 
> interactive content, etc.). The rendering engine uses high-quality 
> typesetting algorithms so as to produce professionally looking documents, 
> which can either be printed out or presented from a laptop." 
> 
> It would be nice to develop a pluging for GHC/GHCI to allow "direct" literate 
> programming style with high-quality rendering. (If someone want to try before 
> I find the time to do it myself.... ) 
> 
> Massimiliano
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