The bson package

[Tags: library]

A BSON Document is an untyped (dynamically type-checked) record. I.e. it is a list of name-value pairs, where a Value is a single sum type with constructors for basic types (Bool, Int, Float, String, and Time), compound types (List, and (embedded) Document), and special types (Binary, Javascript, ObjectId, RegEx, and a few others).

A BSON Document is serialized to a standard binary encoding defined at This implements version 1 of that spec.


Versions0.0.1, 0.0.2, 0.0.3, 0.0.4, 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6, 0.1.7, 0.2.0, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.3, 0.2.4, 0.3
Dependenciesbase (<5), binary, bytestring, compact-string-fix, data-binary-ieee754, mtl (>=2), nano-md5, network, time, unix
AuthorTony Hannan
MaintainerTony Hannan <>
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Upload dateThu Dec 2 14:18:07 UTC 2010
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