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# Welcome to snappy

snappy is a fast Haskell library for working with data compressed
using Google's Snappy format.  It is implemented as a binding to the
[Snappy library](

It implements zero-copy compression and decompression of both strict
and lazy [bytestring](,
the standard Haskell types for managing binary data efficiently.

# Join in!

We are happy to receive bug reports, fixes, documentation enhancements,
and other improvements.

Please report bugs via the
[github issue tracker](

Master [git repository](

* `git clone git://`

There's also a [Mercurial mirror](

* `hg clone`

(You can create and contribute changes using either git or Mercurial.)


This library is written and maintained by Bryan O'Sullivan,