[Haskell-cafe] RE: Definition of the Haskell standard library

Isaac Dupree isaacdupree at charter.net
Wed Aug 1 19:28:08 EDT 2007

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> When you install packages A,B,C, the documentation for A,B,C (and nothing
 > else) ought to be locally available as an integrated whole, much as at
> the GHC web site.  I don't know whether Cabal does, or could do, that,
> but it's surely what one would expect.

and would take some educating of users, like me who tend to use online 
resources even when there are equivalent local files available. Maybe 
mentioning it in the User's Guide or somewhere on the website would be 
Actually sometimes I user-install library packages, not for the whole 
system; then should there be an integrated whole anywhere?


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