[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: parsec2 - a fork or parsec circa 2.1

Antoine Latter aslatter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 07:34:09 EDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Antoine Latter <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 1:55 AM, Ivan Miljenovic
> <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:

>> That said, if parsec2 is only a bug-fix branch of parsec-2.x, is there
>> any particular reason work couldn't be done to improve the performance
>> of parsec-3 when using the compatibility layer (and even improving the
>> performance of parsec-3 overall) rather than a specific branch/fork?
> The release of parsec-3.1 dramatically improved the performance of
> parsec3 to roughly parsec-2.1 levels. So I don't know of any downside
> to switching over to the compatibility layer other the fact that it's
> a much newer code-base, and that it's a much further departure

How about I finish my sentences.

My second downside was that parsec-3 is a much further departure from
Haskell2010 than parsec-2.

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