[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] installing streams library

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun May 21 20:19:59 EDT 2006

>    On 5/20/06, Donald Bruce Stewart <[1]dons at cse.unsw.edu.au>
>    wrote:
>      Data.ByteString is in the base libraries now.
>      For a bit of the flavour, see:
>          [2]http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Wc 
>    In this message
>    [3]http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/
>    13625
>    Bulat says,
> i foresee that Streams + Fast Packed Strings together will yield a
> breakthrough in GHC I/O speed, and this can be implemented even
> without waiting for GHC 6.6
>    Before reading this I had thought it might be an XOR
>    situation, but now it seems a happy coexistence may be
>    possible. Are there any preliminary results on how these
>    might work together, and the potential speedups?

I imagine that Bulat could easily write some IO operations that
construct ByteStrings as results. So that should be very possible.

-- Don

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