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ghc-text-short 0.1.5

Memory-efficient representation of Unicode text strings

This package provides the ShortText type which is suitable for keeping many short strings in memory. This is similar 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


Install ghc-text-short 0.1.5 as follows:

guix install ghc-text-short@0.1.5

Or install the latest version:

guix install ghc-text-short

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