[Haskell-cafe] No fish, please

Don Stewart dons00 at gmail.com
Wed May 18 06:28:49 CEST 2011

I'm intrigued by  the idea of Hackage docs that don't use Haddock.

IF you do have better docs, host them somewhere, and put a link
prominently in the .cabal file synopsis.

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 9:25 PM, John Millikin <jmillikin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to indicate to Hackage that it should not try to generate
> Haddock documentation? I'm concerned for two use cases for packages using a
> different docs system:
> 1) A user might see the commentless auto-generated haddock and believe the
> package is undocumented.
> 2) A user might find the haddock through Google, and not realize there's
> real documentation available elsewhere.
> Purposfully causing Hackage's haddock step to fail will mark the package as
> a "build failure", which gives a bad impression to potential users.
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