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

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 12:20:13 EDT 2009


> 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.

There is uncons, which never creates big strings. But yes, adding more
bulk operations (i.e. lookup) might be necessary to make it widely



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