binary files in haskell

Olaf Chitil
Tue, 06 Feb 2001 12:29:18 +0000

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

> type Byte = Word8
> IMHO it looks nicer to have Byte in function names, so there can be such
> type synonym too.

I agree that Byte is nicer than Word8.
So why is this type synonym not in the library Word of the FFI?
I think that is the right place for it.

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