using haddock markup in Description field
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sun Mar 2 17:21:08 EST 2008
On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 20:03 +0100, Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> I like to use Haddock markup like bird track (>) and enumerations (*) in
>> the Description field of a package.
>> However I can't get it working, the mentioned markup is simply ignored.
> Hmm, works for me:
> > bar
> * baz
> And the generated html documentation displays the markup as expected.
> For some reason we decided on a .cabal file format where blank lines are
> ignored and one needs '.' on a line to signal a blank line. I'm highly
> tempted to change that unless someone has a compelling reason.
Ah, that's the trick. Should be documented. I hoped to read about here:
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