A typeclass for byte operations?
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Feb 19 19:01:18 EST 2009
Don Stewart schrieb:
> Hey guys,
> At work we have many and varied needs to do bytewise operations on
> Haskell data. Things like:
> Has anyone thought about:
> * A "Bytes" class, like the Bits class? Providing standard
> operations on values treated as bytes?
> * An Endian class, a la fromIntegral, for flipping bytes into a
> particular endianness.
In contrast to Data.Bits it should use the proper parameter order, e.g.
rotateBytes :: Int -> a -> a
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