[Haskell-cafe] Abstracting ByteStrings

David Menendez dave at zednenem.com
Wed Jan 23 13:27:18 EST 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 6:19 PM, Chad Scherrer <chad.scherrer at gmail.com> wrote:

> A lazy ByteString is an alternative to a String=[Char]

Careful. ByteString is an alternative to [Word8]. Converting [Char] to
ByteString and back requires an encoding. (Unfortunately, the only encoding
that comes with the bytestring package is lossy.)

Dave Menendez <dave at zednenem.com>
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