[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: Parsec 3.0.0

John MacFarlane jgm at berkeley.edu
Thu Mar 6 12:31:52 EST 2008

>     * A "compatibility" Text.ParserCombinators.Parsec tree for the old 
>       Parsec.  It's not perfect, but it should work with most Parsec 2
>       code.

A data point: I recompiled pandoc with the new Text.ParserCombinators.Parsec
compatibility module, and performance is much worse than with
parsec 2.1 (approximately twice as slow on my standard benchmark).

That aside, this is a very welcome release!


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