Commit 4f3c0ed5 authored by Simon Marlow's avatar Simon Marlow
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update the intro section

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<para>GHC comes with a number of libraries. These are
described in separate documentation.</para>
<sect1 id="getting">
<title>Obtaining GHC</title>
<para>Go to the <ulink url="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/">GHC home
page</ulink> and follow the "download" link to download GHC
for your platform.</para>
<para>Alternatively, if you want to build GHC yourself, head on
over to the
<ulink url="http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building">GHC
Building Guide</ulink> to find out how to get the sources, and
build it on your system. Note that GHC itself is written in
Haskell, so you will still need to install GHC in order to
build it.</para>
</sect1>
<sect1 id="mailing-lists-GHC">
<title>Meta-information: Web sites, mailing lists, etc.</title>
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interest:</para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<para><ulink url="http://www.haskell.org/" >Haskell home
page</ulink></para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para><ulink url="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/">GHC home
page</ulink></para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para><ulink
url="http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~gmh/faq.html">comp.lang.functional
FAQ</ulink></para>
<para><ulink url="http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/">GHC
Developers Home</ulink> (developer documentation, wiki, and
bug tracker)</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
<para>We run the following mailing lists about Glasgow Haskell.
<para>We run the following mailing lists about GHC.
We encourage you to join, as you feel is appropriate.</para>
<variablelist>
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</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>glasgow-haskell-bugs:</term>
<listitem>
<para>This list is for reporting and discussing GHC bugs.
However, please see <xref linkend="bug-reporting" /> before
posting here.</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>list email address:</term>
<listitem>
<para><email>glasgow-haskell-bugs@haskell.org</email></para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>subscribe at:</term>
<listitem>
<para><ulink
url="http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/glasgow-haskell-bugs"><literal>http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/glasgow-haskell-bugs</literal></ulink>.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>admin email address:</term>
<listitem>
<para><email>glasgow-haskell-bugs-admin@haskell.org</email></para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>list archives:</term>
<listitem>
<para><ulink
url="http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/glasgow-haskell-bugs/"><literal>http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/glasgow-haskell-bugs/</literal></ulink></para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>cvs-ghc:</term>
<listitem>
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