[Haskell-cafe] FPS lib

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue Oct 18 03:47:32 EDT 2005

> On 18.10 10:44, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> > 2) as i say you before, i need to sort filenames in windows fashion
> > (case-ignoring), so if you will include case-ignoring comparision
> > operators - i will be glad
> Case ignoring comparisons make only sense on characters - not on bytes. 
> And fps is ignoring character set conversion issues. I think the proper
> way is to provide a layer on top of (and separate from) fps that does
> conversion into character strings where things like case make sense.

Indeed, SimonM's packed string code, which I'm currently integrating
into FPS, is such a layer.

-- Don

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