[Haskell-cafe] Re: PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 08:03:13 EDT 2007

> Well, if you never heard anyone complaining about [Char] and never had
> any problem with it's slowness, you're probably not in a field where
> the efficiency of a Unicode library is really a concern, that's for
> sure. (I know that the _main_ problem with [Char] wasn't random
> access, but you must admit [Char] isn't really a good example to speak
> about efficiency problems)

I have problems with [Char] and use ByteString instead but that forces
me to keep track of the encoding myself and hence UnicodeString.

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