[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] ANN: Hoogle with more libraries

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 06:20:28 EST 2008

Hi Bob,

> 1. Searching using a package name that isn't all lower case results in
> nothing (e.g. (a -> b) -> f a -> f b +InfixApplicative gives no results,
> while (a -> b) -> f a -> f b +infixapplicative gives 2).

Yes, if you do +InfixApplicative it assumes you mean only in the
module InfixApplicative, not the package. Module is upper case,
package starts with lowercase.

> 2. Searching with the +package syntax seems to remove all other possible
> results.  Perhaps it would be nice to show results from the default library
> set below.

Add +default to search the default too.

> If you get the package name wrong (i.e. specify a package that hoogle can't
> see), it would be nice for it to report something like google does -- maybe
> you meant xyz.

Definately! The whole area needs an overhall.



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