[Haskell-cafe] stream/bytestring questions

Chad Scherrer chad.scherrer at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 20:25:26 EST 2008

> they currently use two different fusion systems. bytestring uses an
> older version of what is now stream fusion. at some point we'll switch
> bytestrings over to using the new stuff in the stream-fusion package,
> since its a lot better.

Oh, that's pretty interesting. I had assumed bytestring had the latest
fusion stuff.

> ah, you assume stream-fusion lists are slower. for list stuff, since
> 6.8, i've only seen things the same speed or better. but if you have a
> program doing the wrong thing, it would be worth looking at.

I was just going by the "Lists to Streams to Nothing At All"  paper.
That's great that it's gotten faster! Does that mean the path for
replacing Data.List with this is any clearer?

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