The utf8-prelude package

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utf8-prelude provides variants of Prelude and System.IO using UTF8 text I/O operations, making UTF8 text I/O even simpler.

Three simple steps to switch to UTF8 with your Haskell code:

utf8-prelude also provides a basic testing tool: utf8-test tests the functions readFile, writeFile and putStrLn. Note: utf8-test creates a file named writeFile_test.txt in the current working directory.

utf8-prelude is based on utf8-string:

This package will be obsolate with GHC if GHC will have porper unicode support for text I/O. It is planned beyond GHC 6.10:


Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6
Dependencies base, utf8-string [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2008 by Péter Diviánszky
Author Péter Diviánszky <>
Maintainer Péter Diviánszky <>
Category System
Uploaded Tue Oct 7 14:55:00 UTC 2008 by PeterDivianszky
Distributions NixOS:0.1.6
Executables utf8-test
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