The 'Text' type provides character-encoding, type-safe case
conversion via whole-string case conversion functions. It also
- provides a range of functions for converting Text values to and from
- 'ByteStrings', using several standard encodings (see the 'text-icu'
- package for a much larger variety of encoding functions).
+ provides a range of functions for converting 'Text' values to and from
+ 'ByteStrings', using several standard encodings.
Efficient locale-sensitive support for text IO is also supported.
is module is intended to be imported qualified, to avoid name
+ Th module intended to be imported qualified, to avoid name
clashes with Prelude functions, e.g.
> import qualified Data.Text as T
+ To use an extended and very rich family of functions for working
+ with Unicode text (including normalization, regular expressions,
+ non-standard encodings, text breaking, and locales), see
+ the @text-icu@ package:
author: Bryan O'Sullivan <firstname.lastname@example.org>