[Haskell-cafe] Could Haddock export documentation with type family applications normalised?

Oliver Charles ollie at ocharles.org.uk
Sun May 8 11:19:09 UTC 2016

On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 11:43 AM Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de>

> Hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 03.05.2016, 11:20 +0100 schrieb Oliver Charles:
> > Has this been discussed before? If not, how do people feel about
> > this?
> there will be people who want normalised types, and others will want
> the original types, so I expect that we will not agree on one
> particular behavior.
> But since the usual scheme is that haddock should print what is written
> in the source, if there is something, then the InstanceSigs extension
> should help you:
> https://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/latest/docs/html/users_guide/type-cl
> ass-extensions.html#instance-sigs
> <https://downloads.haskell.org/~ghc/latest/docs/html/users_guide/type-class-extensions.html#instance-sigs>
> Have you checked if haddock is maybe already paying attention to such
> signatures?

Thanks for the type Joachim, I hadn't thought about that extension. I'll
give that a try and see if that gives me the output I desire.

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