The text-icu package

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Haskell bindings to the International Components for Unicode (ICU) libraries. These libraries provide robust and full-featured Unicode services on a wide variety of platforms.

Features include:

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Versions 0.1,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Dependencies base (<4.6), bytestring, text (>= && <= [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2009, 2010 Bryan O'Sullivan
Maintainer Bryan O'Sullivan <>
Category Data, Text
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Text-ICU: Comprehensive support for string manipulation

This package provides the Data.Text.ICU library, for performing complex manipulation of Unicode text. It provides features such as the following:

  • Unicode normalization

  • Conversion to and from many common and obscure encodings


This library is implemented as bindings to the well-respected ICU library, which is not included. The versions of ICU currently supported are 4.0 and newer.

Get involved!

Please report bugs via the bitbucket issue tracker.

Master Mercurial repository:

  • hg clone

There's also a git mirror:

  • git clone git://

(You can create and contribute changes using either Mercurial or git.)


This library was written by Bryan O'Sullivan.