Haskell Platform Proposal: add the 'text' library

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sat Nov 6 11:34:16 EDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 01:25:52PM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> cousins. For instance, breakSubstring is descriptive, and it's consistent
> with bytestring, but it's much longer than break, even though breaking on a
> fixed string is more common. In this case, length and frequency of use trump
> the other considerations in my mind.

I grepped the reverse deps of text looking for uses of text's break, to
see what it was being used for, but didn't find any uses. It's possible
I missed some in the noise, though (e.g. there are quite a lot of calls
to Prelude's break; we really need tibbe's tool for this).


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