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08/04/09 23:46:13 (5 years ago)
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  • Ticket #48

    • Property status changed from new to closed
    • Property resolution changed from to wontfix
    • Property component changed from Platform to Package Addition
  • Ticket #48 – description

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     1Support for utf8 has been requested. However, no specific package was proposed. Closing this in favour of specific package requests. 
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    16{{{ 
    27Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 16:23:31 -0700 
    38From: Simon Michael 
    4 To: libraries@haskell.org 
    59Subject: add utf8-string in haskell platform 
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    7 I'd like to request that utf8-string be added to the haskell platform, so that HP users can work with 
    8 +non-ascii text 
     11I'd like to request that utf8-string be added to the haskell platform, so that HP users can work with non-ascii text 
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    11 Options for this are: 
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    13  * text : adds new C dependencies (icu)? 
    14  * utf8-string : workaround for utf8 encoded String, widely used. 
     14== Discussion == 
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    1616 * A discussion took place: http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/libraries/2009-May/thread.html#11704 
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    18 We may be agreed that utf8 is needed, but have yet to see anyone propose a specific library.