[Haskell-cafe] Strings and utf-8

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 02:16:35 EST 2007

Hello Andrew,

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 1:11:38 AM, you wrote:

>> IMHO, someone should make a full proposal by implementing an alternative
>> System.IO library that deals with all these encoding issues and
>> implements H98 IO in terms of that.

> We need two seperate interfaces. One for text-mode I/O, one for raw
> binary I/O.

> When doing text-mode I/O, the programmer needs to be able to explicitly
> specify exactly which character encoding is required. (Presumably 
> default to the current 8-bit truncation encoding?)

http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Library/Streams already exists

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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