Alexander Solla alex.solla at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 23:24:40 UTC 2014

+1 for MathJax.  It was my first thought when the question came up.

On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 5:42 PM, Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I would really love to use MathJax in the haddock HTML backend. Is there
> any way (however hacky) that I could do that?
>
>
> On Monday, January 6, 2014, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> it should also be possible to render Formulas to SVG, and embed the
>> SVG-File using a data-URL, and get a vector rendering of your
>> formular.... similar to the image in
>>
>>
>> But probably that will hit size bounds very soon.
>>
>> also explains how to ship the SVG files separately, to not hit size
>> bounds.
>>
>> I guess a tool similar to that, latex-haddock, would be feasible and
>> useful.
>>
>> Greetings,
>> Joachim
>>
>>
>> Am Dienstag, den 07.01.2014, 03:44 +0400 schrieb Alexander V Vershilov:
>> > It's possible to use latex render sites [1], then shrink link by tiny
>> > URL [2]. Then paste like usual image.
>> >
>> > [1] http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php
>> > [2] http://tinyurl.com
>> >
>> > --
>> > Alexander
>> >
>> > On Jan 7, 2014 2:20 AM, "Mateusz Kowalczyk" <fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk>
>> > wrote:
>> >         On 06/01/14 18:49, Peter Caspers wrote:
>> >         > Hi,
>> >         >
>> >         > I am still very new to Haskell, trying to start my very
>> >         first project.
>> >         > For its documentation I want to use Haddock and suitable
>> >         > the source code.
>> >         >
>> >         > I notice that (e.g. different from doxygen) there is no
>> >         direct way of
>> >         > writing formulas, say in TeX style. Looking into some
>> >         projects on
>> >         > Hackage, formulas there
>> >         > seem to be written in "pseudo-code" more or less like TeX
>> >         but not
>> >         > following any strict standard. As far as I can see.
>> >
>> >         That's right, there's no direct way to embed maths in Haddock.
>> >         It has
>> >         been a somewhat requested feature for Haddock over summer when
>> >         I did
>> >         work on it but it didn't make it in.
>> >
>> >         > What would be your recommendations concerning this ? Is
>> >         there some
>> >         > guideline on how to include formulas ? I understand that
>> >         there is
>> >         > "literal programming"
>> >         > where you can e.g. write a TeX article with embedded code
>> >         blocks that
>> >         > can be extracted for the compiler. However, I do not want to
>> >         follow
>> >         > this path, also the
>> >         > result is a bit different from what is produced in the
>> >         > approach, isn't it.
>> >
>> >         If you want manually-written LaTeX, this is probably the only
>> >         way at the
>> >         moment. If all you want is some LaTeX snippets (maths), your
>> >         best bet is
>> >         to probably write those separately, make images out of them
>> >         and then
>> >         embed them into your documentation. There's currently no way
>> >         to do this for you. We do however have a LaTeX back-end so
>> >         it's not like
>> >         it's impossible to generate but it'd require some work that
>> >         has not yet
>> >         been put in.
>> >
>> >         > Thanks a lot
>> >         > Peter
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>> >         >
>> >
>> >
>> >         --
>> >         Mateusz K.
>> >         _______________________________________________
>> >       Joachim Breitner
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