[Haskell-cafe] Sparse documentation
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 4 14:26:48 EDT 2007
Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> Writing documentation for libraries is one way in which ordinary
> Haskell users can really contribute to the Haskell community. It’s not
> hard to do (grab the Darcs repo, type away), and it’s widely appreciated.
> People often don’t feel “qualified” do to this, but documentation
> written by an intelligent but “unqualified” person (perhaps including
> “not sure what happens here”) is a lot more useful than no
> documentation at all. Yes I know that misleading documentation can be
> a Bad Thing but I think lack of documentation is a much bigger problem
> than misleading documentation, as of today.
How exactly do I get started?
(Obviously I can't write the documentation for the monad transformers -
I don't know how they work yet! But I could have a go at splicing all
the Parsec goodness into the Haddoc pages...)
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