[Haskell-cafe] Re: Changelogs and "available since"

Job Vranish jvranish at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 17:07:12 EDT 2009

What would it take to increase the hoogle index to most of the packages on
I have been wanting to use hoogle to search hackage for a while and I would
be interesting in helping make it happen.

- Job

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 4:16 PM, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> >> I would use hoogle for this. Currently it stores the package name and
> >> the symbols of the modules about a package.
> >
> > What do you think about hayoo?  I prefer this to hoogle, as hayoo has
> > more complete database across hackage packages, AFAIK
> Hayoo gets it package database out of haddock with text hackery - try
> things like data Foo = Bar {a, b :: Foo}, it's not nearly complete.
> Hoogle on the other hand directly examines bits and produces an
> accurate index. That's also one of the reasons Hoogle is a bit behind
> Hayoo, it has to do more to get the full package information out. One
> day Hoogle will match Hayoo and index all packages.
> Thanks
> Neil
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