[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: binary: high performance, pure binary serialisation

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 17:02:02 EST 2007


> > I also fear that the existing script does not handle types with more than
> > 256 constructors correctly. While uncommon, those are not unrealistic.
> Feel free to send in a patch. All it needs to do is check if there are
> more than 2^8 constructors and if so encode the tag in a Word16 rather
> than Word8.

I've already fixed this and sent some new code to you. As long as you
have less than 4 billion constructors you should be fine now.



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