Proposal: Add Text.PrettyPrint.HughesPJ.zeroText

John Meacham john at
Mon Mar 12 23:39:49 EDT 2007

On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 02:48:44AM +0000, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> This method is essential, and cannot otherwise be implemented without
> breaking the abstraction of the library. The Yhc project has cloned
> HughesPJ with this 5 line change as a result - moving back to the base
> version is preferable.

jhc also clones a different library for the same reason (daan's pretty

but I called it OOB text for 'out-of-band' text. I use it mainly for
xterm escape codes.

I actually like Daan's pretty printer much more than the hughespj one, I
find it easier to get the layout I want and clearer in general.

would there be interest is something like DocLike in the main libraries?

I find it quite useful.


John Meacham - ⑆⑆john⑈

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