Support for reading and writing UTF8 Strings http://github.com/glguy/utf8-string/

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BSD3 licensed by Eric Mertens
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A UTF8 layer for Strings. The utf8-string package provides operations for encoding UTF8 strings to Word8 lists and back, and for reading and writing UTF8 without truncation.


  • Build correctly on GHC-7.0 (#14)


  • Improve the performance of Data.ByteString.Lazy.UTF8.fromString. (Thanks, ndmitchell)


  • Remove out all the old utf8 IO support. GHC supports utf8 now.


  • Performance tweaks
  • bytestring-in-base flag default to False
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