Data.ByteString candidate 3

John Meacham john at
Thu Apr 27 15:11:44 EDT 2006

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 10:25:53AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Actually yes, I did intend to replace/extend Text.Regex with JRegex at 
> some point.  Plus we can include PCRE, since it has a BSD license - 
> maybe it can replace the POSIX regex implementation that we have in GHC 
> right now (which was taken from FreeBSD's libc).

That would actually be nice, the PCRE that comes with most systems isn't
compiled with unicode support enabled. However you can set flags when
compiling PCRE to let it handle UTF8 directly.


John Meacham - ⑆⑆john⑈

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