[Haskell-cafe] expanded standard lib

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at invescoperpetual.co.uk
Tue Nov 20 04:51:01 EST 2007

> | > the php documentation has "user contributed notes"
> | > http://www.php.net/manual/en/introduction.php
> | > I think this is a very nice feature.
> * Hardest of all: evolution.  Both GHC's user manual and 
> library docs change every release.  Even material that 
> doesn't change can get moved (e.g. section reorganisation).  
> We don't want to simply discard all user notes!

Just for comparison: PostgreSQL's site has a similar feature
(http://www.postgresql.org/docs/manuals/). However, they don't appear to
migrate user notes between documentation versions e.g.

  these pages from 8.1 have comments:

  the equivalent pages from 8.0 have no/different comments:

So that could be a starting point, but it does seem a bit

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