Data.ByteString candidate 3

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Tue Apr 25 08:08:05 EDT 2006

Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:

> The code has been partioned into:
>     Data.ByteString         a Word8 only layer. All functions are in terms of Word8
>     Data.ByteString.Char    provides an ascii/byte-Char layer over the Word8 layer.

Ok, but where would we put a UTF8 version of the Char layer?  I'm 
thinking that "Latin1" would be more correct than "Char", and leaves 
room for adding UTF8 and other encodings later.


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