[Haskell-cafe] File path programme

Keean Schupke k.schupke at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Jan 27 04:05:30 EST 2005

Georg Martius wrote:

> Hi,
> I think Isaac's idea is pretty nice, to have an easy way to add 
> documentation in a collaborative manner.
> I have the following in mind:
> A separate wiki which supports generating haddock documentation. 
> Ideally one would see the haddock documentation as it is and would 
> click to a function or type and change the comment for it. However, it 
> would also be enough to see the complete source-code and change the 
> comments there. The question is what happens if there is a parse 
> error. Furthermore there must be someone who maintains it in the sense 
> that changes are committed to cvs at some point and so on. 
> Additionally, it seams to be complicated to keep it synchronised with 
> "real" changes of the source code in the cvs.
> Probably the most simple, but less "wiki" solution is the do it the 
> traditional way. Just use cvs and a normal text editor and ask for a 
> cvs account :-).

Or, you could set the website to check out the code from CVS and use 
tex2html (assuming the comments are put in literate programming style) 
to generate the page.


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