String != [Char]

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Mar 23 18:32:19 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 13:05, Edward Kmett <ekmett at> wrote:

> Isn't it enough that it is part of the platform?

As long as the entire Prelude and large chunks of the bootlibs are based
around String, String will be preferred.  String as a boxed singly-linked
list type is therefore a major problem.

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