[Haskell-cafe] A round of golf
ketil at malde.org
Fri Sep 19 06:37:12 EDT 2008
"Creighton Hogg" <wchogg at gmail.com> writes:
> To ask an overly general question, if lazy bytestring makes a nice
> provider for incremental processing are there reasons to _not_ reach
> for that as my default when processing large files?
I think it is a nice default.
I'd reach for strict bytestrings if I know the file will be processed
in a strict manner (not single-pass stream-through), and I just have
to have the last few percent speedup. I'll use [String] only for
small examples, where the extra imports cost more than the performance
If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants
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