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Add a pointer to text-icu.

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commit 93f2fe489e5d911727689de9f3999a2fce94ab28 1 parent 8dd9bee
Bryan O'Sullivan authored November 30, 2010

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  1. 13  text.cabal
13  text.cabal
@@ -15,17 +15,22 @@ description:
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     .
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     The 'Text' type provides character-encoding, type-safe case
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     conversion via whole-string case conversion functions. It also
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-    provides a range of functions for converting Text values to and from
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-    'ByteStrings', using several standard encodings (see the 'text-icu'
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-    package for a much larger variety of encoding functions).
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+    provides a range of functions for converting 'Text' values to and from
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+    'ByteStrings', using several standard encodings.
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     .
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     Efficient locale-sensitive support for text IO is also supported.
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     .
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-    This module is intended to be imported qualified, to avoid name
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+    These modules are intended to be imported qualified, to avoid name
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     clashes with Prelude functions, e.g.
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     .
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     > import qualified Data.Text as T
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     .
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+    To use an extended and very rich family of functions for working
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+    with Unicode text (including normalization, regular expressions,
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+    non-standard encodings, text breaking, and locales), see
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+    the @text-icu@ package:
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+    <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/text-icu>
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+    .
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 license:        BSD3
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 license-file:   LICENSE
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 author:         Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@serpentine.com>

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