hierarchical libraries documentation index

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Thu Jul 29 12:14:19 EDT 2004

On 29 July 2004 15:40, Krasimir Angelov wrote:

> --- Simon Marlow <simonmar at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> If you find it a pain to navigate the combined
>> contents page, then I think the solution is not to
>> split it up, but to make it easier to navigate (a
>> bit of dynamic HTML goes a long way...).
>     I also think that navaigation through the Contents
> page is painful. It could be useful to use dynamic
> expandable tree using DHTML.
>     Another solution is to use specialized browsers
> for Html Help. Under Windows the right solution is to
> use Microsoft Html Help and under Linux there is
> DevHelp browser from GNOME. I already have implemented
> MSHelp 1.2 and MSHelp 2.0 support for Haddock. I
> wouldn't so hard to add DevHelp.
>     The best way is to combine both solutions. I can
> play a bit with the Contents page.

Haddock in CVS has support for expandable/collabsable blobs with a +/-
button, if that's any help.  (it's not quite ready for general use;
there are some browser incompatibilities for one thing.)  I'd planned to
experiment with using it for the module tree on the contents page.


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