Proposal: Merge network-bytestring into network

Gregory Collins greg at
Wed Oct 27 18:49:59 EDT 2010

Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at> writes:

> Hi all,
> network-bytestring addresses two serious problems with the network
> package: performance and a semantically incorrect type for network
> data. Both problems are addressed by using ByteStrings instead of
> Strings in the types of e.g. recv and send. In addition,
> network-bytestring supports vectored I/O (also know as scatter/gather
> I/O) which yields better performance in many common use cases, such as
> HTTP servers.

Enthusiastic +1.

Gregory Collins <greg at>

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