[Haskell-cafe] ByteString typechecking issues....

Luke Palmer lrpalmer at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 15:27:54 EST 2008

2008/12/27 Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu>

> On 2008 Dec 27, at 12:42, Galchin, Vasili wrote:
>  Not in scope: `Data.ByteString.join'
> Why are you trying to use join?  It's not a string function; it's a
> function on lists which accidentally does something useful on normal Strings
> because they're implemented as lists.  ByteStrings aren't lists, so there is
> no useful join, and ghc finds an instantiation of join somewhere else and
> does something unexpected as a result.

It looks like in the docs he is looking
join is the name of intercalate.  Use intercalate.

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