The tagged-binary package
Very minimal library providing tools for serializing and decoding data into ByteString tagged with information about its type, inspired by Cloud Haskell and distributed-process.
Intended for use by libraries and frameworks in distributed contexts, such as distributed computation between native servers and communication between native servers and ghcjs/various front-ends, for behavior similar to the polymorphic communication channels of Cloud Haskell and distributed-process; servers can send tagged data, and clients can choose to selectively accept, ignore or queue incoming messages depending on their types.
For basic encoding, decoding and categorization, only Data.Binary.Tagged should be necessary. Data.Binary.Tagged.Internal is exported in case you need it.
> let x = encodeTagged (1 :: Int) > decodeTagged x :: Maybe Bool Nothing > decodeTagged x :: Maybe Int Just 1
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|Versions||0.1.0.0, 0.1.2.0, 0.2.0.0|
|Dependencies||base (>=4.6 && <5), binary (>=0.7.1), bytestring (>=0.10.4), pureMD5 (>=2.1) [details]|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) Justin Le 2014|
|Author||Justin Le <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Maintainer||Justin Le <email@example.com>|
|Source repository||head: git clone https://github.com/mstksg/tagged-binary|
|Uploaded||Tue May 12 04:52:18 UTC 2015 by jle|
|Distributions||LTSHaskell:0.2.0.0, NixOS:0.2.0.0, Stackage:0.2.0.0, Tumbleweed:0.2.0.0|
|Downloads||572 total (6 in the last 30 days)|
|Status||Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-05-12 [all 1 reports]
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