[Haskell-cafe] Efficient temporary file storage??
gcrosswhite at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 10:46:32 CET 2012
On 1/24/12 5:51 PM, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
> On 01/24/2012 07:33 AM, Gregory Crosswhite wrote:
>> On 1/24/12 9:43 AM, Felipe Almeida Lessa wrote:
>>> Use cereal , usually it's fast and easy enough.
>> Out of curiosity, is binary no longer the recommended standard for
>> such things?
> binary got only an interface for processing lazy bytestring.
> cereal is able to do strict and lazy bytestring and got a partial
> interface like attoparsec (which is required to do proper network/io
> Fortunately it's very simple to convert between the two, since the
> actual serialization API is really close.
> Features-wise, in my view, cereal is a superset of binary. the only
> thing missing that i've noticed is that you can't tell how many bytes
> you have processed with cereal.
Fair enough, it's just that I had gotten the impression that for some
time the binary package was considered by the community to the community
to be the "standard" way of serialization/deserialization values. Is
this no longer the case?
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