zenc: GHC style name Z-encoding and Z-decoding

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Implements GHC's name mangling. This code was taken directly from the GHC source.

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Versions [RSS] [faq] 0.1.1, 0.1.2
Dependencies base (>=3 && <=5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright GHC HQ
Author GHC Team, Jason Dagit
Maintainer dagitj@gmail.com
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Source repo this: git clone https://github.com/dagit/zenc.git(tag 0.1.2)
Uploaded by JasonDagit at 2021-06-21T23:03:15Z
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The Z-encoding

zEncodeString is a name-encoding and decoding function. It encodes any ascii string into a string that is acceptable as a C name. This is code was originally part of GHC and used right before emitting a symbol name into the compiled C or asm code. This library was created as this encoding is useful when working with GHC compiled code or generally when C-compatible name mangling is desired.

zDecodeString is the inverse operation.