hierarchical module names

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Wed Dec 12 04:48:29 EST 2007

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, Simon Marlow wrote:

> Henning Thielemann wrote:
> > From
> >  http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/How_to_write_a_Haskell_program#Hierarchical_source
> >
> > there is a link to
> >  http://www.haskell.org/~simonmar/lib-hierarchy.html
> >
> > It looks a bit out of date (no Control.Arrow, but DSP instead of Sound).
> > Is there a more current list?
> Not that I know of.   That page is the design document for the hierarchy
> that we originally agreed upon when we implemented hierarchical modules and
> the first hierarchical libraries.  It's still useful as a way to answer the
> question "what should I name my module?", but as you say needs updating
> (and expanding) in various ways.  Any volunteers to move this to the wiki
> and check it against reality?

 I have copied it to the Wiki and updated, what I know. I'd like to
convert the <code> block to a Wiki list, but I'm afraid the comments
cannot be aligned this way. :-(
 It would be nice to be able collaps the lists like in Haddock's HTML.
However, why not just using the documentation at Hackage?


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