[Haskell] Making Haskell more open

Bulat Ziganshin bulatz at HotPOP.com
Fri Nov 11 10:48:15 EST 2005

Hello Simon,

Friday, November 11, 2005, 5:51:55 PM, you wrote:

>>>      * The GHC user manual [currently generated using DocBook]
>> I think it should continue to be written in DocBook.  (It should
>> switch to DocBook XML if it's still using SGML DocBook.)  XML
>> documents are "type-safe" in contrast to LaTeX documents, for
>> example.  XML is well supported.  DocBook stresses logical markup and
>> allows very specific markup and therefore supports conversion into
>> different formats (HTML, PDF, ...) very well. 
>> Again, what do others think?

SM> We already use DocBook XML, and I'm relatively pleased with it, except
SM> for the fact that it's far from easy to set up a working DocBook
SM> toolchain on your system unless your OS of choice is up to date and has
SM> a well-maintained set of DocBook packages.

how it will be possible to contribute in ghc docs? for example, if i
wrote template haskell doc in MS Word, can i fo somethong to make it
ready to including in ghc docs?

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:bulatz at HotPOP.com

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