The HP and PackedString (was: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Removing mtl
from the Haskell Platform)
gwern0 at gmail.com
Wed May 13 08:41:24 EDT 2009
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On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 7:45 AM, Robin Green wrote:
> I don't agree. TH can sometimes slow down a build considerably. I don't
> want to see it getting even slower.
I once switched TH to Strings. All the uses are trivial, and the
encoded strings so small I found myself wondering whether
bytestring/packedstring might not be slower than regular string.
Certainly, I didn't notice any significant slowdown.
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