http-link-header: HTTP Link header parser/writer

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A parser and writer for the HTTP Link header per RFC 5988 (see for more info)

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Dependencies attoparsec, base (>=4.3 && <5), bytestring, errors, http-api-data, network-uri, text [details]
License LicenseRef-PublicDomain
Copyright 2014-2022 Val Packett <>
Author Val Packett
Revised Revision 3 made by valpackett at 2022-10-17T23:40:15Z
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A Haskell library than implements a parser and a writer for the HTTP Link header as specified in RFC 5988 "Web Linking".


import Network.HTTP.Link
import Network.URI
import Data.Maybe

----- Writing
writeLinkHeader [ Link (fromJust $ parseURI "") [(Rel, "next"), (Title, "hello world")]
                , Link (fromJust $ parseURI "https://yolo.tld") [(Rel, "license")] ]
-- "<>; rel=\"next\"; title=\"hello world\", <https://yolo.tld>; rel=\"license\""

----- Parsing
parseLinkHeader "<>; rel=\"next\", <>; rel=prev"
-- Just [ Link [(Rel, "next")]
--      , Link [(Rel, "prev")] ]


Use stack to build.
Use ghci to run tests quickly with :test (see the .ghci file).

$ stack build

$ stack test && rm tests.tix

$ stack bench

$ stack ghci --ghc-options="-fno-hpc"


Please feel free to submit pull requests! Bugfixes and simple non-breaking improvements will be accepted without any questions :-)

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