We’ve noticed that a number of commercial users of Haskell, and our own clients, have complained about the quality of Haskell bindings to the Microsoft SQL Server database.
Would any Haskell-using companies be willing to come together to fund FP Complete to work on a polished, high-quality and performant SQL Server binding which we would open source?
We’ve already done some work in this area, I’ve personally written a (unpublished) binding to the freetds C library from Haskell which supports connecting directly to SQL Server and even Microsoft Azure services from Linux.
Some goals might be:
Please let us know on this thread, or consu...@fpcomplete.com directly if you’d be interested in contributing to such an initiative.