[Haskell-cafe] Poor libraries documentation

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Wed Jan 30 08:15:41 EST 2008

Neil Mitchell wrote:
> For a start, its probably a good idea to mention that cos is an
> abbreviation of cosine (most people will know, but its handy to state
> it). Secondly, and much more importantly, it should state whether
> these measurements are in degrees or radians. It should also state
> things like acos is the inverse of cos - its been a while since I last
> used trig and I had to look it up!!!

I imagine the laziness here was because these all match their names in 
the traditional libc, accessable via manpages.

You may not consider that an excuse :)

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