[Haskell-cafe] Re: Fwd: Semantics of iteratees, enumerators,
apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Thu Aug 26 03:33:30 EDT 2010
Daniel Fischer wrote:
> John Lato wrote:
>>> Heinrich Apfelmus wrote:
>>> Do you have an example where you want chunking instead of single
>>> character access?
>> I am unable to think of any examples where you want chunking for any
>> reason other than efficiency.
> For many hashing or de/encryption algorithms, chunking is more natural than
> single-character access.
Even when the chunk lengths are unpredictable? After all, unlike with
fread in C, you can't request the next chunk to have a certain length
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