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A brief tale of faster equality

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Unicode text performance improvements

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A tiny example of clean Unicode handling in Haskell

Ersin Er wrote a brief blog post about handling the Turkish language in Haskell. Because Turkish uses a character set that mostly looks familiar to Westerners, it is notorious for its ability to trip up the unwary programmer (see examples
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Haskell-related job opening at Stanford University

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Updated ICU bindings for Haskell: 0.4.0.0

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Dealing with fragile C libraries (e.g. MySQL) from Haskell

I spent some time today trying to talk to a MySQL database server from a piece of middleware I'm writing in Haskell. You might think that talking to a database server would be easy, but it turned out to be
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Fast base64 encoding and decoding in Haskell

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Major version of the Haskell text library, 0.8.0.0

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PADL ’11 call for papers

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GHC I/O manager progress: ready to merge, and paper accepted!

Thanks to diligent work by Johan, our new I/O manager is ready to merge into the main GHC tree. All the tests pass, and it’s performing well. I’ll post an update when it gets merged into HEAD. We also heard
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