Add binary and/or cereal to the Haskell Platform

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Wed Aug 22 19:33:17 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at>
> wrote:
>> My current thinking is that perhaps it's better to leave both out.
> For me, a disincentive to accepting binary is that it doesn't provide a way
> for a Get to fail. I'd be more in favour of cereal for that reason.

I switched my latest in progress package to cereal for this reason,
and because I needed to incrementally supply data while parsing.

-- Johan

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