[Haskell-cafe] Re: Should Yesod.Mail be a separate package?

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Mon Oct 18 13:20:25 EDT 2010

Just for the record, while I like the markdown-based interface, I
can't include it in the mime-mail package: I'm not going to make
Pandoc a dependency of mime-mail, both for weight and license reasons.
It would be awesome to see a markdown-mail or similar package,


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Robert Wills <wrwills at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've updated the gist to now include automatic conversion through
> pandoc of markdown to html.
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Robert Wills <wrwills at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:57 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:
>>> This is *exactly* the kind of high-level interface I was hoping
>>> someone would provide ;). Anyone have any objections to this being the
>>> de-facto "simple" interface for mime-mail?
>> Cool.  It might be good to have something a little more composable so
>> eg you could add
>> ccs without having to drop down to the lower-level.
>>> I can help out there. A lazy ByteString is nothing more than a lazy
>>> list of strict ByteStrings. This can be more efficient since we don't
>>> need a gigantic single block of memory, and can also allow us to
>>> generate data lazily, one chunk at a time. Converting a lazy
>>> ByteString to a strict one can be done with:
>> Great that worked.  I'll have a look at HaskellNet and see how easy
>> it'll be to change.
>> I've put the file I was playing with up here:
>> http://gist.github.com/632222
>> -Rob

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