[Haskell-cafe] FastString a misnomer

Bulat Ziganshin bulatz at HotPOP.com
Thu Oct 20 06:18:29 EDT 2005

Hello Donald,

Thursday, October 20, 2005, 12:47:32 PM, you wrote:

>> JM> what it provides is a fast _byte array_ with a lot of useful

>> may be it can be named ByteArray? and then FastString.Latin1,

DBS> Well, it's a PackedString really, isn't it?

of course :)  btw, may be it can be extended by processing any memory
arrays, not just ByteArray? smthg like

data Vector a = PS !Int !(ForeignPtr a)

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 Bulat                            mailto:bulatz at HotPOP.com

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