[Haskell-cafe] Typeclass for functions taking different kinds of strings

Taru Karttunen taruti at taruti.net
Wed Aug 5 10:51:11 EDT 2009

Excerpts from Neil Mitchell's message of Wed Aug 05 16:36:06 +0300 2009:
> I currently use this library:
> http://community.haskell.org/~ndm/darcs/tagsoup/Text/StringLike.hs

It looks nice but is not really a solution for passing large amounts
of data efficiently. Converting everything to String creates too much
overhead for large chunks of data.

- Taru Karttunen

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