[Haskell-cafe] Is there a tool like ri from ruby?

John Wiegley johnw at fpcomplete.com
Mon Nov 26 02:21:44 CET 2012

>>>>> Tikhon Jelvis <tikhon at jelv.is> writes:

> Have you tried Hoogle? I know you can install it locally and use it from
> GHCi or Emacs. I'm not familiar with ri, but from your description I think a
> local Hoogle would serve the same purpose with the added benefit of being
> able to search by types.

> Here's the wiki page about it: http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Hoogle

See also:


With this setup I can use ":doc head" in my ghci sessions, and see docs very
similar to what ri would show.

John Wiegley
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