The bencoding package

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A library for encoding and decoding of BEncode data.

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Versions0.1.0.0, 0.2.0.0, 0.2.1.0, 0.2.1.0, 0.2.2.0, 0.3.0.0, 0.4.0.0, 0.4.0.1, 0.4.0.2, 0.4.1.0, 0.4.2.0, 0.4.2.1, 0.4.3.0
Change logNone available
Dependenciesattoparsec (>=0.10), base (==4.*), bytestring (>=0.10.0.2), containers (>=0.4), deepseq (==1.3.*), ghc-prim, pretty, text (>=0.11) [details]
LicenseBSD3
Copyright(c) 2013, Sam Truzjan
AuthorSam Truzjan
MaintainerSam Truzjan <pxqr.sta@gmail.com>
CategoryData
Home pagehttps://github.com/cobit/bencoding
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/cobit/bencoding/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://github.com/cobit/bencoding.git -b master
this: git clone git://github.com/cobit/bencoding.git -b master(tag v0.2.1.0)
UploadedFri Sep 27 23:36:31 UTC 2013 by SamTruzjan

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Synopsis

BEncode is JSON-like format used in bittorrent protocol but might be used anywhere else.

Description

This package implements fast seamless encoding/decoding to/from bencode format for many native datatypes. To achive more performance we use bytestring builders and hand optimized attoparsec parser so this library is considered as replacement for BEncode and AttoBencode packages.

Format

Bencode is pretty similar to JSON: it has dictionaries(JSON objects), lists(JSON arrays), strings and integers. However bencode has a few advantages:

Hovewer there are some disadvantages comparing with JSON:

Documentation

For documentation see package hackage page.

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Maintainer pxqr.sta@gmail.com

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