[Haskell-cafe] Strings - why [Char] is not nice

Dylan Thurston dpt at bostoncoop.net
Mon Sep 20 15:05:07 EDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 01:11:34PM +0300, Einar Karttunen wrote:
> Size
> Handling large amounts of text as haskell strings is currently not
> possible as the representation (list of chars) is very inefficient. 

You know about the PackedString functions, right?


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