We need "Documentation" (Was: Re: Integer to String Conversion?)

Tony Davie [email protected]
Tue, 4 Dec 2001 09:38:49 +0000


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>On Tuesday 04 December 2001 02:51, you wrote:
>>  On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Chris wrote:
>>  > is there a function that converts Integers to Strings and vice versa?
>>
>>  Prelude> (reads "123 abc") :: [(Integer, String)]
>>  [(123," abc")]
>>  Prelude> show 123
>  > "123"
>>
>
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>Why doesn't an author or two who have written Haskell books consider opening
>their books for public use on the Internet? "The Craft Of ..." especially
>seems great. I'm sure many coders would appreciate a non-dead-tree version of
>that book or a shortened version of the book.
>
>The material we have is simply lacking. What we need is a good tutorial and a
>comprehensive reference book.

...

I suggest you look at http://www.haskell.org/bookshelf/, specifically 
the section on
Papers available on the Web. This gives numerous tutorials and introductions.

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Tony Davie
Computer Science (retired), St.Andrews University
G.F. Handel Site:
http://bruichladdich.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/HandelWWW/HandelCat.html

Handel was half German, half Italian, and half English.  He was very
large. (from a music exam)
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On Tuesday 04 December 2001 02:51, you wrote:<br>
&gt; On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, Chris wrote:<br>
&gt; &gt; is there a function that converts Integers to Strings and
vice versa?<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; Prelude&gt; (reads &quot;123 abc&quot;) :: [(Integer,
String)]<br>
&gt; [(123,&quot; abc&quot;)]<br>
&gt; Prelude&gt; show 123</blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite" cite>&gt; &quot;123&quot;<br>
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<div>...<br>
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<blockquote type="cite" cite>Why doesn't an author or two who have
written Haskell books consider opening<br>
their books for public use on the Internet? &quot;The Craft Of ...&quot;
especially<br>
seems great. I'm sure many coders would appreciate a non-dead-tree
version of<br>
that book or a shortened version of the book.<br>
<br>
The material we have is simply lacking. What we need is a good
tutorial and a</blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite" cite>comprehensive reference
book.</blockquote>
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<div>...</div>
<div><br></div>
<div>I suggest you look at http://www.haskell.org/bookshelf/,
specifically the section on</div>
<div><b>Papers available on the Web</b>. This gives numerous tutorials
and introductions.</div>
<div><br></div>

<div><font face="Arial" size="-3" color="#000000">-- <br>
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Tony Davie<br>
Computer Science (retired), St.Andrews University<br>
G.F. Handel Site:<br>
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>http://bruichladdich.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/HandelWWW/HandelCat.html</u></font
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<div><font face="Arial" size="-3" color="#000000">Handel was half
German, half Italian, and half English.&nbsp; He was very</font></div>
<div><font face="Arial" size="-3" color="#000000">large. (from a music
exam)</font></div>
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