[Haskell-cafe] GSoC Project Proposal: Markdown support for Haddock

Aleksey Khudyakov alexey.skladnoy at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 17:22:02 CEST 2013

On 5 April 2013 12:20, Andrew Butterfield
<Andrew.Butterfield at scss.tcd.ie> wrote:
> On 4 Apr 2013, at 22:53, Aleksey Khudyakov wrote:
>> If we are going to change haddock syntax we should add ability to add
>> math formulae to documentation. It's not currently possible and it makes
>> documenting numeric code properly difficult.
> How about support for .lhs files?
>  - both those with bird-tracks (which I don't use anymore)
>    and \begin{code}...\end{code} (which I do use).
> My .lhs files are also LaTeX sources - I guess some way to nicely integrate
> haddock markup/down/whatever with LaTeX stuff would be needed
I'm not sure that it would help. If we to use haddock markup it need to
support math typesetting. And LaTeX IMHO isn't right tool for creating
hyperlinked API reference

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