[Haskell-cafe] Information given by :info (Was: Some random newbie questions)

Henning Thielemann iakd0 at clusterf.urz.uni-halle.de
Mon Jan 10 04:30:46 EST 2005

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, John Hughes wrote:

> What IS useful, right from the beginning, is the list of instances. What 
> are Num types? Oh, integers and reals.  What are Show types? Oh, pretty 
> much everything. Particularly when debugging "missing instance" errors, 
> this is just the information you need.

Good idea! What I also would like to see is the Haddock documentation
string of a function printed by ":info" or some other command.

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