Sigbjörn Finne, Daan Leijen, Erik Meijer, Peyton Jones, and Simon
H/Direct is a foreign-language interface for the purely functional language Haskell. Rather than rely on host-language type signatures, H/Direct compiles Interface Definition Language (IDL) to Haskell stub code that marshals data across the interface. This approach allows Haskell to call both C and COM, and allows a Haskell component to be wrapped in a C or COM interface. IDL is a complex language and in contrast, we provide a relatively formal and precise definition of the mapping between Haskell and IDL.
In Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP'98)
Publisher ACM SIGPLAN
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