[Haskell-cafe] GSoC Project: A Haddock + Pandoc documentation tool

David Waern david.waern at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 08:15:45 EDT 2010

2010/4/9 Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 4:35 AM, Mark Lentczner <markl at glyphic.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 8, 2010, at 6:55 PM, ViaToR (Alvaro V.) wrote:
>>> I just finished writing my GSoC proposal ...
>>> The project is about creating a new documentation tool for Haskell projects,...
>> I've taken a brief look and this looks lovely. I'm currently deep at work on re-coding the Haddock backend to produce semantic XHTML rather than table-nested HTML. I'm pretty familiar now with the internals of the backends of Haddock and would be happy to help you.
>> General GSoC question: Would this be good time to offer to be a mentor? Do we have too many mentors or would it be useful for me to help out here? If so, do I need to register on the GSoC site today or tomorrow?
> Yes. Since you know Haddock well and care about the project you should
> definitely sign up. The student application deadline is today at 19:00
> UTC. I think mentors can still join after that deadline (if I read the
> SoC timeline correctly) but I suggest signing up as a mentor today.
> During the next few weeks the mentors will decide which projects will
> get accepted and who will mentor them.

I second this. We don't have too many mentors, and we need someone
like you with good knowledge of HTML, CSS and the new Haddock backend
to mentor a project like this.


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