[Haskell-cafe] Hoogle is great but ...

Eugene Kirpichov ekirpichov at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 05:55:38 EDT 2009

This is not a job for Hoogle, it's for library documenters.

However, that might be a good suggestion for haddock: introduce a
"input/output examples" haddock field and present it in hoogle
results. That, however, will only be useful if many library authors
use this feature.

2009/10/25 zaxis <z_axis at 163.com>:
> http://www.haskell.org/hoogle/ is VERY great for haskeller. However, i feel
> hoogle should be improved by providing more examples as :
> isInfixOf :: Eq a => [a] -> [a] -> Bool
> The isInfixOf function takes two lists and returns True iff the first list
> is contained, wholly and intact, anywhere within the second.
> Example:
> isInfixOf "Haskell" "I really like Haskell." -> True
> isInfixOf "Ial" "I really like Haskell." -> False
> The Example code will be helpful for programmer to understand its
> definition.
> Sincerely!
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Eugene Kirpichov
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