[Haskell-cafe] Bytestrings and [Char]
iusty at k1024.org
Tue Mar 23 15:52:13 EDT 2010
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 11:22:23AM -0700, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> 2010/3/23 Iustin Pop <iusty at k1024.org>
> > I agree with the principle of correctness, but let's be honest - it's
> > (many) orders of magnitude between ByteString and String and Text, not
> > just a few percentage points…
> Well, your benchmarks are highly suspect. See below.
> > Data.ByteString.Lazy.UTF8 (system readFile + fromString + length) - 11
> > seconds, correct length.
> You should be using bytestring I/O for this.
As I was told, indeed :)
> > Data.Text.Lazy (system readFile + pack + length) - 26s, correct length.
> You should be using text I/O for this.
I didn't realize Data.Text.IO exists. Thanks for the hint!
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