Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Wed Jan 10 03:51:35 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 21:58 -0800, Conal Elliott wrote:
> Suppose Haddock's documentation language ("-- | ...") were an extended
> form of a common wiki markup language, and specifically Wikimedia's,
> because the Haskell wiki uses it. Instead of converting to HTML,
> Haddock could then pass through most markup unchanged and make wiki
> links out of its current link markup (modules & entities).

Haddock is designed to be able to produce various different output
formats. It'd be perfectly reasonable to add a wkik markup backend.
There's nothing that special about the html backend, it's just the most
mature and most used.


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