[Haskell-cafe] Re: Comments from OCaml Hacker Brian Hurt

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Thu Jan 15 12:13:25 EST 2009

"Lennart Augustsson" <lennart at augustsson.net> writes:
> By no means do I suggest that Wikipedia should replace Haskell library
> documentation.
> I think the libraries should be documented in a mostly stand-alone way
> (i.e., no references to old papers etc.).  In the case of Monoid, a
> few lines of text is enough to convey the meaning of it and gives an
> example.

I don't think references to old papers are a bad thing (they might be
good papers), but such references should certainly not be a replacement
for a brief explanation and helpful example!

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