[Haskell-cafe] TCP Server

Jean-Marie Gaillourdet jmg at gaillourdet.net
Sun Jan 29 13:14:57 CET 2012

On 28.01.2012, at 12:56, Felipe Almeida Lessa wrote:
> I find it funny that conduit is said to be an iteratee library since
> it has no iteratees!  We've had more than one iteratee library since
> at least 1.5 years with the iteratee (Mar 2009) and enumerator (Aug
> 2010) packages, and AFAIK now we have four iteratee libraries: those
> two, iterIO (May 2011) and pipes (Jan 2012).  However, conduit is not
> the fifth since it has no iteratees, no enumerators, no enumeratees...
> it's a different concept, not a different implementation.

But it does try to solve the problem, doesn't it? Obviously conduit is an alternative to the iteratee-like packages. Why else would Yesod replace enumerator by conduit? That is the reason why I added it into my list of iteratee-like packages.


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