[Haskell-cafe] Please add instance Semigroup Text

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue May 3 18:04:12 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:

> Could you please add a Semigroup instance for Text?

I'd strongly recommend writing an instance for the text package's Builder
type instead. Vastly more efficient for non-trivial jobs.

> Once you're doing that, I suppose you'd also want to
> add it for lazy Text and both kinds of ByteStrings.

Likewise, there's allegedly work afoot to write a builder for bytestrings.
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