Libraries Digest, Vol 117, Issue 10

Gwern Branwen gwern at
Fri May 10 21:00:29 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Chris Seaton <chris at> wrote:
> Perhaps we should have a dummy module in Hackage that includes commonly
> searched for functions, but instead of actually implementing them the
> documentation would say don't use this and suggest an alternative and
> explains why. Then you could find them in Hoogle and Hackage seems to be
> highly ranked on Google so they'd be found there as well.

Or expand hlint to catch whenJust like constructs and suggest use of
the alternative? We already did that for when 'void' was added, put in
a suggestion looking for things like '>> return ()'


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