[Haskell-cafe] Re: Shootout favoring imperative code

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Jan 9 06:32:00 EST 2006

Sebastian Sylvan wrote:

> It would be neat if the PackedString library contained functions such
> as hGetLine etc. It does have a function for reading from a buffer,
> but it won't stop at a newline...
> But yeah, fast string manipulation is difficult when using a
> linked-list representation...

My version of the packed string library does have an hGetLine.  Don 
Stewart was merging my version with his fps at some point, Don - any 
news on that?


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