[Haskell-cafe] Array Binary IO & molecular simulation
jason.dusek at gmail.com
Sat May 2 07:16:53 EDT 2009
2009/05/02 Krzysztof Skrzętnicki <gtener at gmail.com>:
> 2009/05/02 Jason Dusek <jason.dusek at gmail.com>:
>> I believe Data.Binary includes a header with the data it
>> serializes. In consequence, the second and all following
>> arrays will be invisible.
> I didn't check the Binary instance for arrays, however I
> belive it's not true. Consider Binary instances for tuples:
These instances describe serializers for tuples; however,
there is nothing preventing Data.Binary from tacking on a
length header or anything else like that when `encode` is
called. The original poster should try serializing a tuple of
arrays instead of serializing each array individually.
> If what you are saying would be true, the tuple instances
> would be incorrect for array tuples.
What is an array tuple?
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