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

David Leimbach leimy2k at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 10:11:11 EDT 2009

On 10/26/09, David Virebayre <dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Curt Sampson <cjs at starling-software.com>
> wrote:
>> But zaxis, here's another thing to look at. There's usually a "view
>> source" link beside most of the functions that come up in the Haddock
>> documentation to which Hoogle links. It's worth clicking. You would be
>> surprised (certainly I was!) at how often looking at the definition
>> of a function suddenly makes it quite clear what it does, when the
>> description didn't quite do it for you. (This is one of the joys of
>> Haskell.)
> I tried that with parsec 3, my brain exploded :)
> _______

or the printf implementation.  I tried to figure it out, then the
Cenobites came and got me.

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