String != [Char]

Christopher Done chrisdone at
Sat Mar 17 09:52:52 CET 2012

On 17 March 2012 05:30, Tony Morris <tonymorris at> wrote:
> Do you know if there is a good write-up of the benefits of Data.Text
> over String? I'm aware of the advantages just by my own usage; hoping
> someone has documented it rather than in our heads.

Good point, it would be good to collate the experience and wisdom of
this decision with some benchmark results on the HaskellWiki as The
Place to link to when justifying it.

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