[Hackage] #895: Mis-parses curly braces in package description

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Wed Oct 5 14:46:08 CEST 2011

#895: Mis-parses curly braces in package description
  Reporter:  nomeata        |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:         
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal         |     Keywords:         
Difficulty:  unknown        |   Ghcversion:         
  Platform:                 |  
 Curly braces can be used to replace the layout rule in cabal file. This
 features seems to go wrong when curly braces are used in the description
 field, where they are also replaced by line breaks or something similar.

 This is inconvenient for those trying to give good documentation already
 in the description, e.g.

 Curly braces inside the description (or probably inside any field) should
 be left alone; or at least some escaping mechanisms needs to be provided.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/895>
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