[Haskell-cafe] Binary I/O options
ekmett at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 10:40:13 EDT 2009
The only caveat I would mention about using Data.Binary is that it traverses
lists twice to encode them. Once to determine the length and once to output
the list. As a result you may see space-leak-like behavior when encoding
very long lists with Data.Binary.
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:20 AM, David Leimbach <leimy2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds like the endorsement I was looking for :-)
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 7:18 AM, John Van Enk <vanenkj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use Data.Binary to encode/decode all messages/packets in my P2P VPN
>> application (http://code.google.com/p/scurry/). It's been quite fast and
>> has be suitable for all my needs thus far.
>> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 10:15 AM, David Leimbach <leimy2k at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I see that there are a few approaches to doing Binary I/O with Haskell,
>>> and the one I'm currently looking at using is Data.Binary from Hackage. I
>>> was just wondering what folks were choosing for building networked
>>> applications and doing Binary I/O.
>>> The approach I was about to take was to use Data.Binary to create
>>> ByteString for Network calls with a standard I/O package. Are there other
>>> good options?
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