[Haskell-cafe] FastString a misnomer
u.stenzel at web.de
Fri Oct 21 14:24:18 EDT 2005
John Meacham wrote:
> We should make 'PackedString' the UTF8 wrapper though and provide
> Data.ByteArray as a separate library.
What exactly would an UTF8 wrapper do? Would it have a different
interface than a list (cons/nil/null/head/tail) and how would that be
implemented? If not, why isn't a list good enough?
Did you know that if you took all the economists in the world and lined
them up end to end, they'd still point in the wrong direction?
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