The bits package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

Various bit twiddling and bitwise serialization primitives

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Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.4
Change log CHANGELOG.markdown
Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <5), bytes (>=0.7 && <1), mtl (>=2.0 && <2.2), transformers (>=0.2 && <0.4) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright (C) 2013 Edward A. Kmett
Author Edward A. Kmett
Maintainer Edward A. Kmett <>
Stability experimental
Category Data, Serialization
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Source repository head: git clone git://
Uploaded Sun Apr 14 02:58:03 UTC 2013 by EdwardKmett
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.4, NixOS:0.4
Downloads 2700 total (26 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
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      • Data.Bits.Extras



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Readme for bits

Readme for bits-0.2


Build Status

This package provides a number of tools that are useful for dealing with files or data on a bitwise basis.

Contact Information

Contributions and bug reports are welcome!

Please feel free to contact me through github or on the #haskell IRC channel on

-Edward Kmett