HTTP and character encodings

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Tue Sep 11 00:44:28 CEST 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at> wrote:

> I imagine this could be quite disruptive, but on the other hand people
> using the String instance are getting silently broken behaviour and a
> couple of people have been bitten by this recently.

I'm in favour of broken code breaking explicitly, rather than silently
doing the wrong thing, so +1 to nuking the String instances in spite of the
up-front pain.
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