[web-devel] Re: [Haskell-cafe] Google Summer of Code: BlazeHTML RFC

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu May 27 05:57:42 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>wrote:

> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Ivan Miljenovic <
> ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wow, I find it rather surprising that String out-performs Text; any
>> idea why that is?  I wonder if you're just using it wrong...
>> Could be, I'd be very happy if that were the case. All of the benchmarks
> are available on Github, and the bytestring[1], text[2] and string[3]
> versions are all rather short.

Do you include the cost of encoding the result as e.g. UTF-8? The hope would
be that the more compact Text would be faster to traverse, and thus encode,
than the list based String.
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