RFC: Adding support for an API-"since"-version-attribute to Haddock?

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue Sep 4 19:18:01 CEST 2012

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 3:56 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr at gnu.org> wrote:

> I've been wondering whether it might be useful to add a feature to
> Haddock similar to what can be found in other API documentation systems,
> specifically an optional parseable "since"-attribute, declaring the last
> package version when the associated definition/symbol was introduced or
> its semantics modified.

I think it would be very useful. We don't have any way of specifying
identifier-level attributes right now that I know of, and such a capability
would be helpful beyond just this use, too.
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