[Haskell-cafe] [ANN] text 0.7, fast Unicode text

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue Dec 15 13:12:01 EST 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 3:15 AM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <
ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:

> "Bryan O'Sullivan" <bos at serpentine.com> writes:
> >  using either the new locale-aware Handle code in 6.12 or a fallback
> > on older releases.
> How do you manage this?  Any chance of abstracting something like this
> out (ala extensible-exceptions)?

The fallback is very simple: on versions of GHC older than 6.12, you get
UTF-8 codecs and your platform's native newline conversion, and that's it
:-)  There really isn't anything to abstract.
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