[Haskell-cafe] haskell-2010 binary IO

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Fri Dec 10 10:47:32 CET 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Dec 2010, Permjacov Evgeniy wrote:
>> Does haskell 2010 include binary IO? If no, what was the reason?
> Isn't binary IO solved using ByteString and Binary packages - is there a
> need to put them into the Haskell report?

I would add that by providing the FFI, Haskell 2010 makes the
ByteString and binary packages possible and therefore it does support
binary IO, albeit the process is greatly simplified by usage of these
higher-level libraries.


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