[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: enumerator, an alternative iteratee package

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 00:35:48 EDT 2010

On 19 August 2010 14:31, John Millikin <jmillikin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, the primary package for left-fold enumerators is John
> Lato's "iteratee". It is based on Oleg's original code, extended to
> support various forms of containers, platform-specific IO, and codecs
> for the WAV and TIFF formats.
> While I appreciate Mr. Lato's development of the package, I find it
> far too large, and its documentation too sparse, to effectively use.
> To correct this, I've written the "enumerator" package. It is also
> derived from Oleg's IterateeM.hs , but with a simplified API and
> significantly reduced dependency list.

For those of us not that familiar with the iteratee library, can you
provide an example of your your enumerator library is simpler?  Do you
mean that you have a smaller exposed API, or that it has more in-built
combinators, etc.?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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