[Haskell-cafe] Efficient string construction

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Thu Jun 3 18:41:58 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Daniel Fischer <daniel.is.fischer at web.de>wrote:

> String can be quite memory efficient. As a stupid example,
> length (replicate 10000000 'a')
> will need less memory than the equivalents using ByteString or Text.

Actually, this will be fused with Data.Text, and should execute more quickly
and in less space than String.
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