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

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Jul 31 12:26:31 EDT 2007

| I see it as a really big deal that documentation becomes fragmented when
| one is using many packages, so that it's harder to find what you want.
| In fact, I'd classify that as the single biggest reason that I don't use
| many packages now

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.


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