[Haskell-cafe] Alex Lexer Performance Issues

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 08:48:40 CEST 2011

How fast is good old String rather than ByteString?

For lexing, String is a good fit (cheap deconstruction at the head /
front). For your particular case, maybe it loses due to the large file
size, maybe it doesn't...

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