[Haskell-cafe] ByteString in patterns

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Tue Mar 10 19:53:10 EDT 2009

Don Stewart ha scritto:
> [...]
>>> -XOverloadedStrings
>> Perfect, thanks.
>> Is this supported by other Haskell implementations, or planned for Haskell'?
> Not as far as I know. It was added to GHC just over 2 years ago,
>     http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.cvs.all/31022
> and isn't terribly widely used. Probably ByteString literals are the
> current main use (along with interesting EDSL applications, which was
> the original motivation afaik). 

Ok, thanks.

In my case it just makes the code nicer; it is not a critical feature.


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