FPS/Data.ByteString candidate

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Tue Apr 25 08:11:00 EDT 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 12:08:45PM +0300, Einar Karttunen wrote:
> The name Latin1 is particularly bad since there are many other
> single byte encodings around.

The name is quite appropriate, since that is the particular encoding of
Char that is exposed by the interface.  What's bad is that there's no
choice.  Calling it Latin1 is just being honest about that, and leaving
room for modules with other encodings or an interface parameterized
by encoding.

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