text-short: Memory-efficient representation of Unicode text strings

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This package provides the ShortText type which is suitable for keeping many short strings in memory. This is similiar to how ShortByteString relates to ByteString.

The main difference between Text and ShortText is that ShortText uses UTF-8 instead of UTF-16 internally and also doesn't support zero-copy slicing (thereby saving 2 words). Consequently, the memory footprint of a (boxed) ShortText value is 4 words (2 words when unboxed) plus the length of the UTF-8 encoded payload.

Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2
Change log ChangeLog.md
Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <4.12), binary (>=0.7.1 && <0.9), bytestring (>=0.10.4 && <0.11), deepseq (>=1.3 && <1.5), ghc-prim (>=0.3.1 && <0.6), hashable (>=1.2.6 && <1.3), semigroups (>=0.18.2 && <0.19), text (>=1.0 && <1.3) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Herbert Valerio Riedel
Maintainer hvr@gnu.org
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Bug tracker https://github.com/hvr/text-short/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/hvr/text-short.git
Uploaded by HerbertValerioRiedel at Sun Mar 4 21:11:00 UTC 2018
Distributions Arch:0.1.2, Fedora:0.1.1, LTSHaskell:0.1.2, NixOS:0.1.2, Stackage:0.1.2, openSUSE:0.1.2
Downloads 5903 total (167 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.0 (votes: 1) [estimated by rule of succession]
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2018-03-04 [all 1 reports]
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