The text package

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An efficient packed Unicode text type.


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Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.7.0.1, 0.7.1.0, 0.7.2.1, 0.8.0.0, 0.8.1.0, 0.9.0.0, 0.9.0.1, 0.9.1.0, 0.10.0.0, 0.10.0.1, 0.10.0.2, 0.11.0.0, 0.11.0.1, 0.11.0.2, 0.11.0.3, 0.11.0.4, 0.11.0.5, 0.11.0.6, 0.11.0.7, 0.11.0.8, 0.11.1.0, 0.11.1.1, 0.11.1.2, 0.11.1.3, 0.11.1.5, 0.11.1.6, 0.11.1.7, 0.11.1.8, 0.11.1.9, 0.11.1.10, 0.11.1.11, 0.11.1.12, 0.11.1.13, 0.11.2.0, 0.11.2.1, 0.11.2.2, 0.11.2.3, 0.11.3.0, 0.11.3.1, 1.0.0.0, 1.0.0.1, 1.1.0.0, 1.1.0.1, 1.1.1.0, 1.1.1.1, 1.1.1.2, 1.1.1.3, 1.1.1.4, 1.2.0.0, 1.2.0.2, 1.2.0.3, 1.2.0.4, 1.2.0.5, 1.2.0.6, 1.2.1.0, 1.2.1.1, 1.2.1.2, 1.2.1.3, 1.2.2.0, 1.2.2.1, 1.2.2.2
Dependencies base (<4.3), bytestring (>=0.9 && <1.0), deepseq (>=1.1.0.0 && <1.4), extensible-exceptions, ghc-prim [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2008-2009 Tom Harper, 2009-2010 Bryan O'Sullivan
Author Tom Harper <rtharper@aftereternity.co.uk>
Maintainer Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@serpentine.com> Tom Harper <rtharper@aftereternity.co.uk> Duncan Coutts <duncan@haskell.org>
Category Data, Text
Uploaded Fri Jul 2 20:23:33 UTC 2010 by BryanOSullivan
Updated Thu Jan 15 16:55:19 UTC 2015 by HerbertValerioRiedel to revision 3   [What is this?]
Distributions Arch:1.2.2.2, Debian:1.2.2.0, Fedora:1.2.2.1, FreeBSD:1.2.1.3, LTSHaskell:1.2.2.2, NixOS:1.2.2.2, Stackage:1.2.2.2, Tumbleweed:1.2.2.1
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Text: Fast, packed Unicode strings, using stream fusion
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This package provides the Data.Text library, a library for the space-
and time-efficient manipulation of Unicode text in Haskell.


Normalization, conversion, and collation, oh my!
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This library intentionally provides a simple API based on the Haskell
prelude's list manipulation functions.  For more complicated
real-world tasks, such as Unicode normalization, conversion to and
from a larger variety of encodings, and collation, use the text-icu
package:

  http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/text-icu

That library uses the well-respected and liberally licensed ICU
library to provide these facilities.


Source code
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darcs get http://code.haskell.org/text


Reporting bugs, asking for enhancements
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http://trac.haskell.org/text/


Authors
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The base code for this library was originally written by Tom Harper,
based on the stream fusion framework developed by Roman Leshchinskiy,
Duncan Coutts, and Don Stewart.

The core library was fleshed out, debugged, and tested by Bryan
O'Sullivan, and he is the current maintainer.