[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: enumerator,
an alternative iteratee package
jwlato at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 14:16:20 EDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:24 PM, Paulo Tanimoto <ptanimoto at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 6:16 AM, John Lato <jwlato at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It's not necessary to understand CPS to use CPS-based iteratees. The CPS
> > implementation generally simplifies the types and removes the necessity
> > special combinators like ($$) and (>>==), so I strongly suspect newcomers
> > will find it easier to use than other variants (although unfortunately I
> > no longer say this from personal experience). It incorporates the best
> > features of Oleg's two implementations in IterateeM.hs. The only
> > is the added thought overhead of CPS, but users need not be aware of this
> > for the most part.
> I agree with you, John. Personally, I find the CPS version easier to
> use, that's why I asked. But since people have different styles, I
> guess it's not a bad thing that the two packages use a different
> When I was reimplementing Iteratees I also didn't find any noticeable
> slowdown with CPS, but my benchmarks were very simple -- unlike yours.
> You are comparing the darcs branch to the version on Hackage, right?
I'm actually referring to benchmarks from about 10-8 months ago. I did have
them on the website, but it looks like I took them down. I haven't run any
comparisons recently, except for a few to determine where INLINEs are
beneficial. I'll make a current set and post them when they're ready.
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