FPS/Data.ByteString candidate

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Mon Apr 24 19:31:48 EDT 2006

On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 05:27:43PM +1000, Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> Following discussion, I've tagged FPS 0.4, a candidate for the base
> library. Changes:
>     * Renamed to Data.ByteString(ByteString)
>     * Improved documentation
>     * Tweaks to build under ghc 6.6
>     * Added: getLine, getContents, putStr, putStrLn, zip, unzip, zipWith
>     * Much faster: elemIndices, lineIndices, split, replicate
>     * More automagic benchmarks and QuickCheck tests.

Can we get rid of every reference to 'Char' in the interface? a search
and replace setting them to 'Word8' should do it. Casting between Word8
and Char is just very wrong. a Char based FastString can be built on top
of it, but we want to be typesafe in any interface.


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