[Haskell] System.FilePath survey

Einar Karttunen ekarttun at cs.helsinki.fi
Fri Feb 3 16:00:18 EST 2006

On 03.02 16:08, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> KA>     * Do you think that we have to use unboxed arrays of Word8/Word16
> KA> for file path?
> utf8-encoded FastPackedString is much more appropriate

Isn't one reason to have non-string FilePaths because they may not be
convertable to unicode? Thus the move from String to FastPackedString
would not really solve the problem.

I think an ADT for FilePath would make sense.

- Einar Karttunen

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