Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of OpaqueText


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Apr 1, 2012 3:17:49 PM (3 years ago)
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GregWeber
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    1111== Summary ==
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    13 A short summary of the extension/modification.
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     14Add the Text datatype to the language.
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     16The text package for GHC exposes a Text datatype that represents a string.
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     18The current String = [Char] standard has issues with
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     20  * efficiency: there are more efficient representations than linked lists
     21  * correctness: for Unicode correctness, one must operate on a string as a whole rather than individual code points
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     23Promoting Text solves both of these issues.
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    1526== Description ==