[Haskell-cafe] text-2.0 with UTF8 is finally released!

Harendra Kumar harendra.kumar at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 07:14:41 UTC 2021

Amazing work. Thanks Andrew and all others involved!

On Sat, 25 Dec 2021 at 00:48, Andrew Lelechenko <andrew.lelechenko at gmail.com>

> I’m happy to announce that text-2.0 with UTF-8 underlying representation
> has been finally released: https://hackage.haskell.org/package/text-2.0.
> The release is identical to rc2, circulated earlier.
> Changelog: https://hackage.haskell.org/package/text-2.0/changelog
> Please give it a try. Here is a cabal.project template:
> https://gist.github.com/Bodigrim/9834568f075be36a1c65e7aaba6a15db
> This work would not be complete without a blazingly-fast UTF-8 validator,
> submitted by Koz Ross into bytestring-, whose contributions were
> sourced via HF as an in-kind donation from MLabs. I would like to thank
> Emily Pillmore for encouraging me to take on this project, helping with the
> proposal and permissions. I’m grateful to my fellow text maintainers,
> who’ve been carefully reviewing my work in course of the last six months,
> as well as helpful and responsive maintainers of downstream packages and
> GHC developers. Thanks all, it was a pleasant journey!
> Best regards,
> Andrew
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