[Haskell-cafe] FPS lib

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Tue Oct 18 16:03:46 EDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 10:39:24AM +0300, Einar Karttunen wrote:
> 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.

My FastString library always stores everything as UTF8 to good effect.
I have some nice fast unboxed UTF8 character folding routines in there
too which you might want to grab if you go the UTF8 route. (which I
recommend highly).



John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈ 

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list