[darcs-users] Documenting darcs file formats

Ben Coburn btcoburn at silicodon.net
Sun Mar 15 00:14:01 UTC 2009

On Mar 14, 2009, at 15:26, Trent W. Buck wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 01:10:53PM -0700, Ben Coburn wrote:
>> I've been thinking about working on a programmers reference to the
>> on- disk data formats that darcs uses... How do I get access to the
>> wiki so I can start working on it?
> Would that information be better presented as Haddock documentation?
> After all, if I'm a programmer then I'm probably already looking at
> the haddock output, or the code itself.

I'm thinking more of developers who are not (yet) darcs/haskell  
programmers and other curious darcs users.

I was going to start with a user friendly explanation with lots of  
examples, but precise BNF style definitions of all of darcs special  
file formats might be a good goal.

Regards, Ben Coburn

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