[Haskell] Re: ANNOUNCE: FPS - FastPackedStrings 0.2

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Apr 19 20:32:37 EDT 2006

> Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> >    Interface:   
> >    http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/fps/Data.FastPackedString.html
> Given that FastString turns out to be an array of Word8, why are you using Char at all?

Convenience. Some historical legacy from darcs. And others have
contributed patches specifically to add more Word8 support.

-- Don

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