+# Text-ICU: Comprehensive support for string manipulation
+This package provides the Data.Text.ICU library, for performing
+complex manipulation of Unicode text. It provides features such as
+* Conversion to and from many common and obscure encodings
+This library is implemented as bindings to the well-respected [ICU
+library](http://www.icu-project.org/), which is not included. The versions
+of ICU currently supported are 4.0 and newer.
+Please report bugs via the
+[bitbucket issue tracker](http://bitbucket.org/bos/text-icu/issues).
+Master [Mercurial repository](http://bitbucket.org/bos/text-icu):
+* `hg clone http://bitbucket.org/bos/text-icu`
+There's also a [git mirror](http://github.com/bos/text-icu):
+* `git clone git://github.com/bos/text-icu.git`
+(You can create and contribute changes using either Mercurial or git.)
+This library was written by Bryan O'Sullivan.