[Haskell-cafe] Fun with ByteStrings [was: A very edgy language]
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 8 11:16:46 EDT 2007
Malte Milatz wrote:
> Stefan O'Rear:
>> [Char] is a linked list of pointers to heap-allocated fullword
>> integers, 20 (40) bytes per character (assuming non-latin1).
> Hey, I love ByteStrings! ;-)
If only there were a way to write functions that transparently work on
both [x] and ByteString...
(Well, I mean, there *is* - if you want to write *lots* of code by hand
Anyone have any comments on how ByteString is different from, say,
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