[Haskell-cafe] Re: Fwd: Semantics of iteratees, enumerators, enumeratees?

Daniel Fischer daniel.is.fischer at web.de
Wed Aug 25 08:35:33 EDT 2010

On Wednesday 25 August 2010 13:53:47, John Lato wrote:
> > From: Heinrich Apfelmus <apfelmus at quantentunnel.de>
> >
> > Do you have an example where you want chunking instead of single
> > character access?
> I am unable to think of any examples where you want chunking for any
> reason other than efficiency.

For many hashing or de/encryption algorithms, chunking is more natural than 
single-character access.

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