[Hackage] #123: option to configure haddock documentation
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 24 06:59:27 EDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 11:32 +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 10:38:08AM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 10:13 +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> > > On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 10:23:21PM -0000, Hackage wrote:
> > > > There is now a configure --docdir flag that specifies the documentation
> > > > directory independent of the datadir.
> > > >
> > > > (It's also now documented!)
> > >
> > > I couldn't find it -- the User's Guide seems not to have been updated
> > > since 3rd August.
> > Sorry, uncommitted patches.
> If I ruled the world, any patch that changed user-visible behaviour would
> be required to include the corresponding update to the User's Guide.
> People can't use a feature if it's not advertised; they can't test whether
> it's working without a precise description of what it's supposed to do.
> Also, I often find that trying to define the external interface helps
> with the design itself.
In particular I've been very sloppy on this. I'm trying to improve that
at the moment.
/me grumbles quietly about docbook
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