The HP and PackedString (was: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Removing mtl from the Haskell Platform)

Robin Green greenrd at
Wed May 13 07:45:57 EDT 2009

On Wed, 13 May 2009 15:37:52 +0400
Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at> wrote:

> Hello Duncan,
> Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 3:33:13 PM, you wrote:
> > I think it should remain deprecated and we should work on the
> > replacement so that TH can switch its dependency.
> TH isn't high-performance package and i think that it should just
> switch to use of String

I don't agree. TH can sometimes slow down a build considerably. I don't
want to see it getting even slower.

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list