[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: Hoogle 3.1

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Fri Feb 29 12:50:10 EST 2008

On 2008-02-29, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
>> Interesting to know people are looking for \"where\". As a fairly new
>>  Haskeller, I bumped into frequent indentation issues (if-then-else,
>>  case, where, let, do, etc) and sometimes not sure where to place
>>  \"where\" properly. Maybe beginners are having problem with syntax
>>  more than other things and they are asking Hoogle to get some
>>  suggestions...
>>  Or they are using Hoogle as Ask.com. Where is this? Where can I find that?
> No, they are just searching for "where" on its own. I'm not entirely
> sure why - if a new user who actually did it would let me know, I'd be
> very interested. Originally, Hoogle did not search for keywords - as a
> result of real users actually searching for them it got modified to
> include them. Because they are a new addition, they got tacked on
> lightly, which is why keywords actually have a module in Hoogle :-)

How's about modifying hoogle to put up a message asking them before the
normal response?

Aaron Denney

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