ANN: network-alt 0.3 and hsgnutls 0.2.1

Aaron Denney wnoise at
Mon Nov 7 11:23:58 EST 2005

On 2005-11-07, Tomasz Zielonka <tomasz.zielonka at> wrote:
> On 11/7/05, Ashley Yakeley <ashley at> wrote:
>> > This brings the question on whether they would be native or
>> > big endian -
>> This should be unambiguous. For instance, in the address, 127
>> is the high Word8 of the Word32.
> I vote for this. Having Haskell values in Network order is awkward,
> especially if you can't treat them as opaque. For example, my
> DNS library would be pure Haskell, if I didn't have to import htonl
> and friends.

You don't have to: just serialize a 32-bit int into octets by shifting
and adding manually.

Aaron Denney

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