[Haskell-cafe] File path programme

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Sun Jan 30 15:14:46 EST 2005

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com> writes:

>> Then of course there's the issue that Win32 edge 
>> labels are Unicode, while Posix edge labels are [Word8]. Hmm.
> Strictly speaking, they're [CChar], but I doubt that anyone will ever
> implement Haskell on a platform where a byte isn't 8 bits wide.

On POSIX it's the same.

It's not the same when only the C standard is concerned. There existed
platforms with 9 bit chars (Unisys 1100). I don't know whether they
are still in use. I doubt that any Haskell compiler will run on such
a system.

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