[Haskell] non-ASCII characters in Haddock documentation
simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Feb 16 10:20:30 EST 2004
> Am Freitag, 13. Februar 2004 01:23 schrieben Sie:
> > wolfgang:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > how do I insert non-ASCII and maybe even non-Latin-1 characters in
> > > Haddock documentation?
> > >
> > > Wolfgang
> > Looks like it might be difficult. The haddock lexer src has:
> > $alphanum = [A-Za-z0-9]
> > So, non-ascii might not be lexed.
> I meant non-ASCII characters in source code comments like this:
> The execution time of this function is /n³/.
> Currently, Haddock seems to copy the bytes making up the
> non-ASCII character
> verbatim to the HTML file. But since the HTML file doesn't contain a
> character set specification, it is illformed and it depends
> on the browser how this situation is handled.
It shouldn't be too hard to fix this, at least for Latin-1 (full Unicode would be somewhat harder). I'll add it to the TODO list.
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