[Haskell-cafe] Preview the new haddock look and take a short survey

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 4 10:56:58 EDT 2010

On 4 August 2010 15:44, aditya siram <aditya.siram at gmail.com> wrote:
> I really like the color scheme and the Javadoc looking frames.
> One suggestion I can make is to have the index show all the functions with
> type signatures without having to pick a letter. A lot of times I'll be
> looking for a function of a certain signature as opposed to a name. Indeed
> an index of type signatures would great! I remember wishing I had this when
> trying the understand the Parsec package.
> -deech

Wouldn't hoogle be better for this kind of use case?  The index can
become very large already.

More direct hoogle/hayoo integration (at least on Hackage) sounds like
a worthwhile goal, though.  Noted.

> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
>> Mark Lentczner wrote:
>> > The Haddock team...
>> > Please take a look, and then give us your feedback
>> Very very nice. I took the survey, but here are some comments
>> I left out.
>> I like the idea of the Snappy style the best, but there are two
>> serious problems with it, at least in my browser (Safari):
>> 1. The black on dark blue of the "Snap Packages" title makes it
>> nearly unreadable for me.
>> 2. The wide fonts stretch things out so far on my screen that the
>> page becomes almost unusable.
>> The other styles are fine, I would use them instead.
>> Here is a comment I'll repeat from the survey because of its
>> importance: Please add a "collapse all" button for the tree on
>> the contents page. For me, that is perhaps the most urgent
>> thing missing in all of Haddock. It would make that tree so
>> much more usable.
>> Thanks for the great work,
>> Yitz
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If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to
consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the
family Anatidae on our hands.

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