[Haskell-cafe] FPS lib
kr.angelov at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 05:07:56 EDT 2005
I am curious why FPS is implemented on top of ForeignPtr. ByteArray#
based implementation should be faster and more space efficient.
2005/10/18, Donald Bruce Stewart <dons at cse.unsw.edu.au>:
> > On 18.10 10:44, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> > > 2) as i say you before, i need to sort filenames in windows fashion
> > > (case-ignoring), so if you will include case-ignoring comparision
> > > operators - i will be glad
> > Case ignoring comparisons make only sense on characters - not on bytes.
> > And fps is ignoring character set conversion issues. I think the proper
> > way is to provide a layer on top of (and separate from) fps that does
> > conversion into character strings where things like case make sense.
> Indeed, SimonM's packed string code, which I'm currently integrating
> into FPS, is such a layer.
> -- Don
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