Ticket #548 (new enhancement)
Aid in function lookup in IDEs
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Currently haskellmode builds an index of functions based on the docs installed on a system. This means a user has to install all docs for all packages.
HackageDB builds docs for all modules on the site, so it seems silly that I need to install the docs myself.
It would be cool, and probably useful for IDEs if a file was available from HackageDB that contained enough information to build that index, and point to docs on HackageDB. Then people with limited disk space, who are on always-online machines, can enjoy easy function lookup.
Even cooler would be if there was a web API (e.g. XML-RPC server) available that could be used to do the function lookups. For instance passing a function name would return a list of pairs of module name and URL.