Potential Network SIG

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue Aug 25 12:18:59 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 5:03 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Right now, that means making Handles from Sockets (which is something the
> current network library provides).  And then you use the bytestring library
> to write bytestrings to the Handle.  In the future we'll have a way to write
> text to a Handle too.

I remember seeing notes about the new I/O code being about 20-25% slower
than the old, due to support for character set transcoding. If my
recollection is correct, would that hold true for writing ByteStrings, too?
(Yes, I'm somewhat performance obsessed.)
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