[Haskell-cafe] Re: Comments on reading two ints off Bytestring
Paulo J. Matos
pocm at soton.ac.uk
Mon Dec 24 06:58:37 EST 2007
On Dec 24, 2007 11:55 AM, Paulo J. Matos <pocm at soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Dec 23, 2007 12:44 PM, Isaac Dupree <isaacdupree at charter.net> wrote:
> > -- this should work too
> > parseHeader3 :: BS.ByteString -> Maybe (Int, Int)
> > --note accurate type signature, which helps us use Maybe failure-monad,
> > --although losing your separate error messages
> Oh gee, I just noticed that my type sig is in fact not correct. How
> come GHC doesn't complain?
> > parseHeader3 bs = do
> > (x, rest) <- BS.readInt $ BS.dropWhile (not . isDigit) bs
> > (y, _) <- BS.readInt $ BS.dropWhile (not . isDigit) rest
> > return (x, y)
> What happens then if the first BS.readInt return Nothing???
Ok, got it, I'm not returning a maybe. That's it then.
Still, the first question remains... what happens to (x, rest) if
BS.readInt returns Nothing.
Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at soton.ac.uk
PhD Student @ ECS
University of Southampton, UK
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