This library is a Haskell binding to the MySQL `mysqlclient` client
library. It is a fairly faithful, low level library that implements
-most of the MySQL client API.
+most of the MySQL client API. The major departure from the C API is
+that in Haskell, resource management is mostly automatic and safe.
This library deliberately avoids the question of providing a "good"
-API. Its purpose is to serve as a base on which higher-level libraries
+API. Its purpose is to serve as a base upon which higher-level
-* Add support for prepared statements. This API is huge and of dubious
- performance worth, so it's not currently a priority for me. Patches
+* Add support for prepared statements. The prepared statement API is
+ huge and of dubious performance value, so it's not currently a
+ priority for us. Patches welcome!