[darcs-users] Replace src/Printer.lhs with an external library?

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 00:03:05 UTC 2009

Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> writes:

> * Text.PrettyPrint doesn't give you a way to print any sort of packed
>   string type without unpacking it. This is waiting on there being a
>   suitable unicode packed string type for it to use.

How serious an issue is this?  I guess most of the strings that this
module prints are quite short, so wouldn't the unpacking cost be

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