[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hiding side effects in a data structure
peter at syncad.com
Sun Oct 21 05:19:03 EDT 2007
Jon Fairbairn wrote:
> A hyperlink of the form <a
> interesting bit</a> is far more useful than one of the form
> <a href="http://.../long-research-paper.pdf">look for
> section 49.7.3</a>. It may not seem significant, but when
> one is attempting to learn some new part of Haskell it's
> really off-putting.
Pdfs are not that bad. You can hyper link into them too. It would
... to open the pdf a position you on page 45 of it
... to open the pdf and position you on anchor anchorName
You can do it from command line too:
acrord32 /A page=45 long-research-paper.pdf
acrord32 /A anchorName long-research-paper.pdf
This of course requires the source to give you more precise link.
But here there is no difference from html only ... possibly ...
more people know about html linking than pdf linking.
The above definitely works OK on windows, not sure about linux
Unfortunately I cannot find now how you can look at all
anchors defined in a pdf (so that you can use something better
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