[Haskell-cafe] Hoogle vs Hayoo

Erik Hesselink hesselink at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 10:12:27 CEST 2013

On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Mateusz Kowalczyk
<fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk> wrote:
> On 22/08/13 19:30, jabolopes at google.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed Hayoo appears as a link in the toolbox of
>> http://hackage.haskell.org and also that Hayoo seems to display better
>> results than Hoogle.  For example, if you search for 'PublicKey' in
>> Hayoo, you will get several results from Hackage libraries, such as,
>> 'crypto-pubkey' and 'crypto-api'.  However, the same query in Hoogle
>> displays no results.
>> Is Hayoo the default Hackage search engine ?
>> Is Hoogle deprecated ?
>> What the status ?
> You could also try the Hoogle hosted by FPComplete guys, it indexes more
> stuff.

Note that the 'normal' hoogle indexes all (?) of hackage. But by
default it only searches the haskell platform. You can add a package
with '+' to search in that package. E.g. "PublicKey +crypto-api".



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