[Haskell-cafe] ANN: ieee754 version 0.7.1

Patrick Perry patperry at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 08:23:20 EDT 2010

Upon popular request, I've renamed the "ieee" package to "ieee754".  The new hackage page is http://hackage.haskell.org/package/ieee754 .

On Sep 19, 2010, at 11:16 PM, Conrad Parker wrote:

> On 20 September 2010 11:18, Patrick Perry <patperry at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Given that IEEE is actually a standards body and they have many
>>> standards, wouldn't it be more appropriate to call this library
>>> ieee754?
>> If it seems important to people, I'd be happy to change the name.  I'm
>> not religious about these things.  Will it clutter up hackage, though?
> I reckon it's worth making it obvious that this library does 754 and
> not, say, 1394 or 802.11 ;-) On the other hand if you intend on
> expanding the package to implement every IEEE standard ... (j/k)
> Anyway, good work. Does this have any overlap with
> data-binary-ieee754? There was some recent discussion here about the
> encoding speed in that package.
> Conrad.

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