[Haskell-cafe] Bytestrings and [Char]
leimy2k at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 10:27:12 EDT 2010
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 1:16 PM, Johann Höchtl <johann.hoechtl at gmail.com>
> > My question or discussion point: Why not depreciate [Char] altogether
> > and favour of lazy Bytestrings?
> A sequence of bytes is not the same thing as a sequence of Unicode
> code points. If you want to replace String by something more efficient
> have a look at Data.Text.
A sequence of bytes is exactly the same thing as a sequence of Unicode bytes
when you use UTF8.
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