Request for comments on proposal for literate programming using markdown

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Wed Aug 22 17:13:21 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 4:37 AM, Philip Holzenspies
<pkfh at>wrote:

> So, there are many things people read in the proposal that I didn't want
> to put in, but the things I very much do want to include get lost in
> translation also. I wanted to allow the GHC source itself to be written in
> markdown.

If the existing source tree is using one form of markup, changes and
additions should really be consistent with what's already there instead of
introducing a new kind of markup.  This could actually be *more* disruptive.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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