with-utf8 VS unicode-data

Compare with-utf8 vs unicode-data and see what are their differences.


Get your IO right on the first try (by serokell)


Access unicode character database (by composewell)
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with-utf8 unicode-data
2 1
39 6
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5.9 8.3
29 days ago 21 days ago
Haskell Haskell
Mozilla Public License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of with-utf8. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-15.


Posts with mentions or reviews of unicode-data. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-15.
  • Text Maintainers: text-utf8 migration discussion - Haskell Foundation
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 15 Apr 2021
    There are several native Haskell libraries, covering individual features of text-icu: https://hackage.haskell.org/package/unicode-transforms for normalization https://github.com/jgm/unicode-collation for collation https://github.com/composewell/unicode-data for character database https://hackage.haskell.org/package/unicode-general-category for character database

What are some alternatives?

When comparing with-utf8 and unicode-data you can also consider the following projects:

haskell-language-server - Official haskell ide support via language server (LSP). Successor of ghcide & haskell-ide-engine.

text - Haskell library for space- and time-efficient operations over Unicode text.

safeio - Haskell Library for safe (atomic) IO

text-short - Memory-efficient representation of Unicode text strings

binary-io - Read and write values of types that implement Binary from and to Handles

machination - Plot charts as unicode strings in the console.

aeson - A fast Haskell JSON library

unicode-transforms - Fast Unicode normalization in Haskell

streamly-cassava - Streaming CSV support for the Streamly ecosystem