NEWS
author haftmann
Thu Jun 25 14:59:29 2009 +0200 (2009-06-25)
changeset 31804 627d142fce19
parent 31790 05c92381363c
child 31810 a6b800855cdd
permissions -rw-r--r--
arbitrary farewell
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Isabelle NEWS -- history user-relevant changes
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New in this Isabelle version
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*** General ***
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* Discontinued old form of "escaped symbols" such as \\<forall>.  Only
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one backslash should be used, even in ML sources.
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*** Pure ***
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* On instantiation of classes, remaining undefined class parameters
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are formally declared.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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*** HOL ***
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* Class semiring_div requires superclass no_zero_divisors and proof of
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div_mult_mult1; theorems div_mult_mult1, div_mult_mult2,
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div_mult_mult1_if, div_mult_mult1 and div_mult_mult2 have been
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generalized to class semiring_div, subsuming former theorems
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zdiv_zmult_zmult1, zdiv_zmult_zmult1_if, zdiv_zmult_zmult1 and
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zdiv_zmult_zmult2.  div_mult_mult1 is now [simp] by default.
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INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Power operations on relations and functions are now one dedicate
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constant compow with infix syntax "^^".  Power operations on
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multiplicative monoids retains syntax "^" and is now defined generic
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in class power.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* ML antiquotation @{code_datatype} inserts definition of a datatype
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generated by the code generator; see Predicate.thy for an example.
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* New method "linarith" invokes existing linear arithmetic decision
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procedure only.
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* Implementation of quickcheck using generic code generator; default generators
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are provided for all suitable HOL types, records and datatypes.
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* Constants Set.Pow and Set.image now with authentic syntax; object-logic definitions
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Set.Pow_def and Set.image_def.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Renamed theorems:
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Suc_eq_add_numeral_1 -> Suc_eq_plus1
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Suc_eq_add_numeral_1_left -> Suc_eq_plus1_left
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Suc_plus1 -> Suc_eq_plus1
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* Discontinued ancient tradition to suffix certain ML module names with "_package", e.g.:
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    DatatypePackage ~> Datatype
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    InductivePackage ~> Inductive
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    etc.
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INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* NewNumberTheory: Jeremy Avigad's new version of part of NumberTheory.
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If possible, use NewNumberTheory, not NumberTheory.
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* Simplified interfaces of datatype module.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Abbreviation "arbitrary" of "undefined" has disappeared; use "undefined" directly.
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INCOMPATIBILITY.
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*** ML ***
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* Eliminated old Attrib.add_attributes, Method.add_methods and related
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cominators for "args".  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to use simplified
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Attrib/Method.setup introduced in Isabelle2009.
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*** System ***
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* Discontinued support for Poly/ML 4.x versions.
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* Removed "compress" option from isabelle-process and isabelle usedir;
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this is always enabled.
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New in Isabelle2009 (April 2009)
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*** General ***
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* Simplified main Isabelle executables, with less surprises on
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case-insensitive file-systems (such as Mac OS).
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  - The main Isabelle tool wrapper is now called "isabelle" instead of
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    "isatool."
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  - The former "isabelle" alias for "isabelle-process" has been
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    removed (should rarely occur to regular users).
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  - The former "isabelle-interface" and its alias "Isabelle" have been
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    removed (interfaces are now regular Isabelle tools).
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Within scripts and make files, the Isabelle environment variables
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ISABELLE_TOOL and ISABELLE_PROCESS replace old ISATOOL and ISABELLE,
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respectively.  (The latter are still available as legacy feature.)
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The old isabelle-interface wrapper could react in confusing ways if
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the interface was uninstalled or changed otherwise.  Individual
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interface tool configuration is now more explicit, see also the
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Isabelle system manual.  In particular, Proof General is now available
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via "isabelle emacs".
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INCOMPATIBILITY, need to adapt derivative scripts.  Users may need to
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purge installed copies of Isabelle executables and re-run "isabelle
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install -p ...", or use symlinks.
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* The default for ISABELLE_HOME_USER is now ~/.isabelle instead of the
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old ~/isabelle, which was slightly non-standard and apt to cause
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surprises on case-insensitive file-systems (such as Mac OS).
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INCOMPATIBILITY, need to move existing ~/isabelle/etc,
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~/isabelle/heaps, ~/isabelle/browser_info to the new place.  Special
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care is required when using older releases of Isabelle.  Note that
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ISABELLE_HOME_USER can be changed in Isabelle/etc/settings of any
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Isabelle distribution, in order to use the new ~/.isabelle uniformly.
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* Proofs of fully specified statements are run in parallel on
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multi-core systems.  A speedup factor of 2.5 to 3.2 can be expected on
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a regular 4-core machine, if the initial heap space is made reasonably
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large (cf. Poly/ML option -H).  (Requires Poly/ML 5.2.1 or later.)
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* The main reference manuals ("isar-ref", "implementation", and
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"system") have been updated and extended.  Formally checked references
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as hyperlinks are now available uniformly.
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*** Pure ***
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* Complete re-implementation of locales.  INCOMPATIBILITY in several
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respects.  The most important changes are listed below.  See the
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Tutorial on Locales ("locales" manual) for details.
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- In locale expressions, instantiation replaces renaming.  Parameters
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must be declared in a for clause.  To aid compatibility with previous
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parameter inheritance, in locale declarations, parameters that are not
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'touched' (instantiation position "_" or omitted) are implicitly added
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with their syntax at the beginning of the for clause.
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- Syntax from abbreviations and definitions in locales is available in
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locale expressions and context elements.  The latter is particularly
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useful in locale declarations.
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- More flexible mechanisms to qualify names generated by locale
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expressions.  Qualifiers (prefixes) may be specified in locale
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expressions, and can be marked as mandatory (syntax: "name!:") or
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optional (syntax "name?:").  The default depends for plain "name:"
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depends on the situation where a locale expression is used: in
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commands 'locale' and 'sublocale' prefixes are optional, in
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'interpretation' and 'interpret' prefixes are mandatory.  The old
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implicit qualifiers derived from the parameter names of a locale are
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no longer generated.
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- Command "sublocale l < e" replaces "interpretation l < e".  The
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instantiation clause in "interpretation" and "interpret" (square
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brackets) is no longer available.  Use locale expressions.
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- When converting proof scripts, mandatory qualifiers in
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'interpretation' and 'interpret' should be retained by default, even
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if this is an INCOMPATIBILITY compared to former behavior.  In the
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worst case, use the "name?:" form for non-mandatory ones.  Qualifiers
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in locale expressions range over a single locale instance only.
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- Dropped locale element "includes".  This is a major INCOMPATIBILITY.
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In existing theorem specifications replace the includes element by the
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respective context elements of the included locale, omitting those
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that are already present in the theorem specification.  Multiple
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assume elements of a locale should be replaced by a single one
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involving the locale predicate.  In the proof body, declarations (most
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notably theorems) may be regained by interpreting the respective
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locales in the proof context as required (command "interpret").
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If using "includes" in replacement of a target solely because the
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parameter types in the theorem are not as general as in the target,
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consider declaring a new locale with additional type constraints on
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the parameters (context element "constrains").
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- Discontinued "locale (open)".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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- Locale interpretation commands no longer attempt to simplify goal.
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INCOMPATIBILITY: in rare situations the generated goal differs.  Use
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methods intro_locales and unfold_locales to clarify.
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- Locale interpretation commands no longer accept interpretation
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attributes.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Class declaration: so-called "base sort" must not be given in import
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list any longer, but is inferred from the specification.  Particularly
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in HOL, write
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    class foo = ...
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instead of
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    class foo = type + ...
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* Class target: global versions of theorems stemming do not carry a
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parameter prefix any longer.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Class 'instance' command no longer accepts attached definitions.
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INCOMPATIBILITY, use proper 'instantiation' target instead.
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* Recovered hiding of consts, which was accidentally broken in
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Isabelle2007.  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY, ``hide const c'' really
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makes c inaccessible; consider using ``hide (open) const c'' instead.
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* Slightly more coherent Pure syntax, with updated documentation in
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isar-ref manual.  Removed locales meta_term_syntax and
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meta_conjunction_syntax: TERM and &&& (formerly &&) are now permanent,
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INCOMPATIBILITY in rare situations.  Note that &&& should not be used
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directly in regular applications.
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* There is a new syntactic category "float_const" for signed decimal
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fractions (e.g. 123.45 or -123.45).
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* Removed exotic 'token_translation' command.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use ML
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interface with 'setup' command instead.
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* Command 'local_setup' is similar to 'setup', but operates on a local
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theory context.
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* The 'axiomatization' command now only works within a global theory
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context.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Goal-directed proof now enforces strict proof irrelevance wrt. sort
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hypotheses.  Sorts required in the course of reasoning need to be
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covered by the constraints in the initial statement, completed by the
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type instance information of the background theory.  Non-trivial sort
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hypotheses, which rarely occur in practice, may be specified via
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vacuous propositions of the form SORT_CONSTRAINT('a::c).  For example:
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  lemma assumes "SORT_CONSTRAINT('a::empty)" shows False ...
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The result contains an implicit sort hypotheses as before --
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SORT_CONSTRAINT premises are eliminated as part of the canonical rule
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normalization.
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* Generalized Isar history, with support for linear undo, direct state
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addressing etc.
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* Changed defaults for unify configuration options:
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  unify_trace_bound = 50 (formerly 25)
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  unify_search_bound = 60 (formerly 30)
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* Different bookkeeping for code equations (INCOMPATIBILITY):
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  a) On theory merge, the last set of code equations for a particular
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     constant is taken (in accordance with the policy applied by other
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     parts of the code generator framework).
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  b) Code equations stemming from explicit declarations (e.g. code
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     attribute) gain priority over default code equations stemming
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     from definition, primrec, fun etc.
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* Keyword 'code_exception' now named 'code_abort'.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Unified theorem tables for both code generators.  Thus [code
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func] has disappeared and only [code] remains.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Command 'find_consts' searches for constants based on type and name
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patterns, e.g.
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    find_consts "_ => bool"
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By default, matching is against subtypes, but it may be restricted to
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the whole type.  Searching by name is possible.  Multiple queries are
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conjunctive and queries may be negated by prefixing them with a
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hyphen:
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    find_consts strict: "_ => bool" name: "Int" -"int => int"
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* New 'find_theorems' criterion "solves" matches theorems that
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directly solve the current goal (modulo higher-order unification).
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* Auto solve feature for main theorem statements: whenever a new goal
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is stated, "find_theorems solves" is called; any theorems that could
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solve the lemma directly are listed as part of the goal state.
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Cf. associated options in Proof General Isabelle settings menu,
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enabled by default, with reasonable timeout for pathological cases of
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higher-order unification.
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*** Document preparation ***
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* Antiquotation @{lemma} now imitates a regular terminal proof,
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demanding keyword 'by' and supporting the full method expression
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syntax just like the Isar command 'by'.
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*** HOL ***
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* Integrated main parts of former image HOL-Complex with HOL.  Entry
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points Main and Complex_Main remain as before.
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* Logic image HOL-Plain provides a minimal HOL with the most important
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tools available (inductive, datatype, primrec, ...).  This facilitates
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experimentation and tool development.  Note that user applications
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(and library theories) should never refer to anything below theory
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Main, as before.
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* Logic image HOL-Main stops at theory Main, and thus facilitates
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experimentation due to shorter build times.
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* Logic image HOL-NSA contains theories of nonstandard analysis which
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were previously part of former HOL-Complex.  Entry point Hyperreal
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remains valid, but theories formerly using Complex_Main should now use
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new entry point Hypercomplex.
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* Generic ATP manager for Sledgehammer, based on ML threads instead of
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Posix processes.  Avoids potentially expensive forking of the ML
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process.  New thread-based implementation also works on non-Unix
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platforms (Cygwin).  Provers are no longer hardwired, but defined
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within the theory via plain ML wrapper functions.  Basic Sledgehammer
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commands are covered in the isar-ref manual.
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* Wrapper scripts for remote SystemOnTPTP service allows to use
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sledgehammer without local ATP installation (Vampire etc.). Other
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provers may be included via suitable ML wrappers, see also
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src/HOL/ATP_Linkup.thy.
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* ATP selection (E/Vampire/Spass) is now via Proof General's settings
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menu.
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* The metis method no longer fails because the theorem is too trivial
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(contains the empty clause).
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* The metis method now fails in the usual manner, rather than raising
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an exception, if it determines that it cannot prove the theorem.
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* Method "coherent" implements a prover for coherent logic (see also
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src/Tools/coherent.ML).
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* Constants "undefined" and "default" replace "arbitrary".  Usually
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"undefined" is the right choice to replace "arbitrary", though
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logically there is no difference.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
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* Command "value" now integrates different evaluation mechanisms.  The
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result of the first successful evaluation mechanism is printed.  In
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square brackets a particular named evaluation mechanisms may be
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specified (currently, [SML], [code] or [nbe]).  See further
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src/HOL/ex/Eval_Examples.thy.
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* Normalization by evaluation now allows non-leftlinear equations.
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Declare with attribute [code nbe].
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* Methods "case_tac" and "induct_tac" now refer to the very same rules
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as the structured Isar versions "cases" and "induct", cf. the
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corresponding "cases" and "induct" attributes.  Mutual induction rules
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are now presented as a list of individual projections
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(e.g. foo_bar.inducts for types foo and bar); the old format with
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explicit HOL conjunction is no longer supported.  INCOMPATIBILITY, in
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rare situations a different rule is selected --- notably nested tuple
wenzelm@30845
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elimination instead of former prod.exhaust: use explicit (case_tac t
wenzelm@30845
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rule: prod.exhaust) here.
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* Attributes "cases", "induct", "coinduct" support "del" option.
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* Removed fact "case_split_thm", which duplicates "case_split".
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wenzelm@30845
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* The option datatype has been moved to a new theory Option.  Renamed
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option_map to Option.map, and o2s to Option.set, INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   371
wenzelm@30845
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* New predicate "strict_mono" classifies strict functions on partial
wenzelm@30845
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orders.  With strict functions on linear orders, reasoning about
wenzelm@30845
   374
(in)equalities is facilitated by theorems "strict_mono_eq",
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"strict_mono_less_eq" and "strict_mono_less".
wenzelm@30845
   376
wenzelm@30845
   377
* Some set operations are now proper qualified constants with
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authentic syntax.  INCOMPATIBILITY:
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    op Int ~>   Set.Int
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    op Un ~>    Set.Un
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    INTER ~>    Set.INTER
haftmann@30304
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    UNION ~>    Set.UNION
haftmann@30304
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    Inter ~>    Set.Inter
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    Union ~>    Set.Union
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    {} ~>       Set.empty
haftmann@30304
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    UNIV ~>     Set.UNIV
haftmann@30304
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* Class complete_lattice with operations Inf, Sup, INFI, SUPR now in
wenzelm@30845
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theory Set.
wenzelm@30845
   391
wenzelm@30845
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* Auxiliary class "itself" has disappeared -- classes without any
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parameter are treated as expected by the 'class' command.
haftmann@29797
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haftmann@29823
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* Leibnitz's Series for Pi and the arcus tangens and logarithm series.
haftmann@29823
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wenzelm@30845
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* Common decision procedures (Cooper, MIR, Ferrack, Approximation,
wenzelm@30845
   398
Dense_Linear_Order) are now in directory HOL/Decision_Procs.
wenzelm@30845
   399
wenzelm@30845
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* Theory src/HOL/Decision_Procs/Approximation provides the new proof
wenzelm@30845
   401
method "approximation".  It proves formulas on real values by using
wenzelm@30845
   402
interval arithmetic.  In the formulas are also the transcendental
wenzelm@30845
   403
functions sin, cos, tan, atan, ln, exp and the constant pi are
wenzelm@30845
   404
allowed. For examples see
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   405
src/HOL/Descision_Procs/ex/Approximation_Ex.thy.
haftmann@29823
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haftmann@29823
   407
* Theory "Reflection" now resides in HOL/Library.
haftmann@29650
   408
wenzelm@30845
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* Entry point to Word library now simply named "Word".
wenzelm@30845
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INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@29628
   411
haftmann@29197
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* Made source layout more coherent with logical distribution
haftmann@29197
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structure:
haftmann@28952
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    src/HOL/Library/RType.thy ~> src/HOL/Typerep.thy
haftmann@28952
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    src/HOL/Library/Code_Message.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   417
    src/HOL/Library/GCD.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   418
    src/HOL/Library/Order_Relation.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   419
    src/HOL/Library/Parity.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   420
    src/HOL/Library/Univ_Poly.thy ~> src/HOL/
huffman@30176
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    src/HOL/Real/ContNotDenum.thy ~> src/HOL/Library/
haftmann@28952
   422
    src/HOL/Real/Lubs.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   423
    src/HOL/Real/PReal.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   424
    src/HOL/Real/Rational.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   425
    src/HOL/Real/RComplete.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   426
    src/HOL/Real/RealDef.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   427
    src/HOL/Real/RealPow.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   428
    src/HOL/Real/Real.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   429
    src/HOL/Complex/Complex_Main.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
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    src/HOL/Complex/Complex.thy ~> src/HOL/
huffman@30176
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    src/HOL/Complex/FrechetDeriv.thy ~> src/HOL/Library/
huffman@30176
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    src/HOL/Complex/Fundamental_Theorem_Algebra.thy ~> src/HOL/Library/
haftmann@28952
   433
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Deriv.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   434
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Fact.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   435
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Integration.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   436
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Lim.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   437
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Ln.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   438
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Log.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   439
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/MacLaurin.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   440
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/NthRoot.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   441
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Series.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@29197
   442
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/SEQ.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
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    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Taylor.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   444
    src/HOL/Hyperreal/Transcendental.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   445
    src/HOL/Real/Float ~> src/HOL/Library/
haftmann@29197
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    src/HOL/Real/HahnBanach ~> src/HOL/HahnBanach
haftmann@29197
   447
    src/HOL/Real/RealVector.thy ~> src/HOL/
haftmann@28952
   448
haftmann@28952
   449
    src/HOL/arith_data.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   450
    src/HOL/hologic.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   451
    src/HOL/simpdata.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   452
    src/HOL/int_arith1.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools/int_arith.ML
haftmann@28952
   453
    src/HOL/int_factor_simprocs.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   454
    src/HOL/nat_simprocs.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   455
    src/HOL/Real/float_arith.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   456
    src/HOL/Real/float_syntax.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   457
    src/HOL/Real/rat_arith.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   458
    src/HOL/Real/real_arith.ML ~> src/HOL/Tools
haftmann@28952
   459
haftmann@29398
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    src/HOL/Library/Array.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   461
    src/HOL/Library/Heap_Monad.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   462
    src/HOL/Library/Heap.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   463
    src/HOL/Library/Imperative_HOL.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   464
    src/HOL/Library/Ref.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   465
    src/HOL/Library/Relational.thy ~> src/HOL/Imperative_HOL
haftmann@29398
   466
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* If methods "eval" and "evaluation" encounter a structured proof
wenzelm@30845
   468
state with !!/==>, only the conclusion is evaluated to True (if
wenzelm@30845
   469
possible), avoiding strange error messages.
wenzelm@30845
   470
wenzelm@30845
   471
* Method "sizechange" automates termination proofs using (a
wenzelm@30845
   472
modification of) the size-change principle.  Requires SAT solver.  See
wenzelm@30845
   473
src/HOL/ex/Termination.thy for examples.
wenzelm@30845
   474
wenzelm@30845
   475
* Simplifier: simproc for let expressions now unfolds if bound
wenzelm@30845
   476
variable occurs at most once in let expression body.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   477
wenzelm@30845
   478
* Method "arith": Linear arithmetic now ignores all inequalities when
wenzelm@30845
   479
fast_arith_neq_limit is exceeded, instead of giving up entirely.
wenzelm@30845
   480
wenzelm@30845
   481
* New attribute "arith" for facts that should always be used
wenzelm@30845
   482
automatically by arithmetic. It is intended to be used locally in
wenzelm@30845
   483
proofs, e.g.
wenzelm@30845
   484
wenzelm@30845
   485
  assumes [arith]: "x > 0"
wenzelm@30845
   486
nipkow@30706
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Global usage is discouraged because of possible performance impact.
nipkow@30706
   488
wenzelm@30845
   489
* New classes "top" and "bot" with corresponding operations "top" and
wenzelm@30845
   490
"bot" in theory Orderings; instantiation of class "complete_lattice"
wenzelm@30845
   491
requires instantiation of classes "top" and "bot".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   492
wenzelm@30845
   493
* Changed definition lemma "less_fun_def" in order to provide an
wenzelm@30845
   494
instance for preorders on functions; use lemma "less_le" instead.
wenzelm@30845
   495
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   496
wenzelm@30845
   497
* Theory Orderings: class "wellorder" moved here, with explicit
wenzelm@30845
   498
induction rule "less_induct" as assumption.  For instantiation of
wenzelm@30845
   499
"wellorder" by means of predicate "wf", use rule wf_wellorderI.
wenzelm@30845
   500
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   501
wenzelm@30845
   502
* Theory Orderings: added class "preorder" as superclass of "order".
wenzelm@27793
   503
INCOMPATIBILITY: Instantiation proofs for order, linorder
wenzelm@27793
   504
etc. slightly changed.  Some theorems named order_class.* now named
wenzelm@27793
   505
preorder_class.*.
wenzelm@27793
   506
wenzelm@30845
   507
* Theory Relation: renamed "refl" to "refl_on", "reflexive" to "refl,
wenzelm@30845
   508
"diag" to "Id_on".
wenzelm@30845
   509
wenzelm@30845
   510
* Theory Finite_Set: added a new fold combinator of type
wenzelm@30845
   511
nipkow@28855
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  ('a => 'b => 'b) => 'b => 'a set => 'b
wenzelm@30845
   513
wenzelm@30845
   514
Occasionally this is more convenient than the old fold combinator
wenzelm@30845
   515
which is now defined in terms of the new one and renamed to
wenzelm@30845
   516
fold_image.
wenzelm@30845
   517
wenzelm@30845
   518
* Theories Ring_and_Field and OrderedGroup: The lemmas "group_simps"
wenzelm@30845
   519
and "ring_simps" have been replaced by "algebra_simps" (which can be
wenzelm@30845
   520
extended with further lemmas!).  At the moment both still exist but
wenzelm@30845
   521
the former will disappear at some point.
wenzelm@30845
   522
wenzelm@30845
   523
* Theory Power: Lemma power_Suc is now declared as a simp rule in
wenzelm@30845
   524
class recpower.  Type-specific simp rules for various recpower types
wenzelm@30845
   525
have been removed.  INCOMPATIBILITY, rename old lemmas as follows:
huffman@30273
   526
huffman@30273
   527
rat_power_0    -> power_0
huffman@30273
   528
rat_power_Suc  -> power_Suc
huffman@30273
   529
realpow_0      -> power_0
huffman@30273
   530
realpow_Suc    -> power_Suc
huffman@30273
   531
complexpow_0   -> power_0
huffman@30273
   532
complexpow_Suc -> power_Suc
huffman@30273
   533
power_poly_0   -> power_0
huffman@30273
   534
power_poly_Suc -> power_Suc
huffman@30273
   535
wenzelm@30845
   536
* Theories Ring_and_Field and Divides: Definition of "op dvd" has been
wenzelm@27793
   537
moved to separate class dvd in Ring_and_Field; a couple of lemmas on
wenzelm@27793
   538
dvd has been generalized to class comm_semiring_1.  Likewise a bunch
wenzelm@27793
   539
of lemmas from Divides has been generalized from nat to class
wenzelm@27793
   540
semiring_div.  INCOMPATIBILITY.  This involves the following theorem
wenzelm@27793
   541
renames resulting from duplicate elimination:
haftmann@27651
   542
haftmann@27651
   543
    dvd_def_mod ~>          dvd_eq_mod_eq_0
haftmann@27651
   544
    zero_dvd_iff ~>         dvd_0_left_iff
haftmann@28559
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    dvd_0 ~>                dvd_0_right
haftmann@27651
   546
    DIVISION_BY_ZERO_DIV ~> div_by_0
haftmann@27651
   547
    DIVISION_BY_ZERO_MOD ~> mod_by_0
haftmann@27651
   548
    mult_div ~>             div_mult_self2_is_id
haftmann@27651
   549
    mult_mod ~>             mod_mult_self2_is_0
haftmann@27651
   550
wenzelm@30845
   551
* Theory IntDiv: removed many lemmas that are instances of class-based
wenzelm@30845
   552
generalizations (from Divides and Ring_and_Field).  INCOMPATIBILITY,
wenzelm@30845
   553
rename old lemmas as follows:
nipkow@30044
   554
nipkow@30044
   555
dvd_diff               -> nat_dvd_diff
nipkow@30044
   556
dvd_zminus_iff         -> dvd_minus_iff
nipkow@30224
   557
mod_add1_eq            -> mod_add_eq
nipkow@30224
   558
mod_mult1_eq           -> mod_mult_right_eq
nipkow@30224
   559
mod_mult1_eq'          -> mod_mult_left_eq
nipkow@30224
   560
mod_mult_distrib_mod   -> mod_mult_eq
nipkow@30044
   561
nat_mod_add_left_eq    -> mod_add_left_eq
nipkow@30044
   562
nat_mod_add_right_eq   -> mod_add_right_eq
nipkow@30044
   563
nat_mod_div_trivial    -> mod_div_trivial
nipkow@30044
   564
nat_mod_mod_trivial    -> mod_mod_trivial
nipkow@30044
   565
zdiv_zadd_self1        -> div_add_self1
nipkow@30044
   566
zdiv_zadd_self2        -> div_add_self2
nipkow@30181
   567
zdiv_zmult_self1       -> div_mult_self2_is_id
nipkow@30044
   568
zdiv_zmult_self2       -> div_mult_self1_is_id
nipkow@30044
   569
zdvd_triv_left         -> dvd_triv_left
nipkow@30044
   570
zdvd_triv_right        -> dvd_triv_right
nipkow@30044
   571
zdvd_zmult_cancel_disj -> dvd_mult_cancel_left
nipkow@30085
   572
zmod_eq0_zdvd_iff      -> dvd_eq_mod_eq_0[symmetric]
nipkow@30044
   573
zmod_zadd_left_eq      -> mod_add_left_eq
nipkow@30044
   574
zmod_zadd_right_eq     -> mod_add_right_eq
nipkow@30044
   575
zmod_zadd_self1        -> mod_add_self1
nipkow@30044
   576
zmod_zadd_self2        -> mod_add_self2
nipkow@30224
   577
zmod_zadd1_eq          -> mod_add_eq
nipkow@30044
   578
zmod_zdiff1_eq         -> mod_diff_eq
nipkow@30044
   579
zmod_zdvd_zmod         -> mod_mod_cancel
nipkow@30044
   580
zmod_zmod_cancel       -> mod_mod_cancel
nipkow@30044
   581
zmod_zmult_self1       -> mod_mult_self2_is_0
nipkow@30044
   582
zmod_zmult_self2       -> mod_mult_self1_is_0
nipkow@30044
   583
zmod_1                 -> mod_by_1
nipkow@30044
   584
zdiv_1                 -> div_by_1
nipkow@30044
   585
zdvd_abs1              -> abs_dvd_iff
nipkow@30044
   586
zdvd_abs2              -> dvd_abs_iff
nipkow@30044
   587
zdvd_refl              -> dvd_refl
nipkow@30044
   588
zdvd_trans             -> dvd_trans
nipkow@30044
   589
zdvd_zadd              -> dvd_add
nipkow@30044
   590
zdvd_zdiff             -> dvd_diff
nipkow@30044
   591
zdvd_zminus_iff        -> dvd_minus_iff
nipkow@30044
   592
zdvd_zminus2_iff       -> minus_dvd_iff
nipkow@30044
   593
zdvd_zmultD            -> dvd_mult_right
nipkow@30044
   594
zdvd_zmultD2           -> dvd_mult_left
nipkow@30044
   595
zdvd_zmult_mono        -> mult_dvd_mono
nipkow@30044
   596
zdvd_0_right           -> dvd_0_right
nipkow@30044
   597
zdvd_0_left            -> dvd_0_left_iff
nipkow@30044
   598
zdvd_1_left            -> one_dvd
nipkow@30044
   599
zminus_dvd_iff         -> minus_dvd_iff
nipkow@30044
   600
wenzelm@30845
   601
* Theory Rational: 'Fract k 0' now equals '0'.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   602
wenzelm@30845
   603
* The real numbers offer decimal input syntax: 12.34 is translated
wenzelm@30845
   604
into 1234/10^2. This translation is not reversed upon output.
wenzelm@30845
   605
wenzelm@30845
   606
* Theory Library/Polynomial defines an abstract type 'a poly of
wenzelm@30845
   607
univariate polynomials with coefficients of type 'a.  In addition to
wenzelm@30845
   608
the standard ring operations, it also supports div and mod.  Code
wenzelm@30845
   609
generation is also supported, using list-style constructors.
wenzelm@30845
   610
wenzelm@30845
   611
* Theory Library/Inner_Product defines a class of real_inner for real
wenzelm@30845
   612
inner product spaces, with an overloaded operation inner :: 'a => 'a
wenzelm@30845
   613
=> real.  Class real_inner is a subclass of real_normed_vector from
wenzelm@30845
   614
theory RealVector.
wenzelm@30845
   615
wenzelm@30845
   616
* Theory Library/Product_Vector provides instances for the product
wenzelm@30845
   617
type 'a * 'b of several classes from RealVector and Inner_Product.
wenzelm@30845
   618
Definitions of addition, subtraction, scalar multiplication, norms,
wenzelm@30845
   619
and inner products are included.
wenzelm@30845
   620
wenzelm@30845
   621
* Theory Library/Bit defines the field "bit" of integers modulo 2.  In
wenzelm@30845
   622
addition to the field operations, numerals and case syntax are also
wenzelm@30845
   623
supported.
wenzelm@30845
   624
wenzelm@30845
   625
* Theory Library/Diagonalize provides constructive version of Cantor's
wenzelm@30845
   626
first diagonalization argument.
wenzelm@30845
   627
wenzelm@30845
   628
* Theory Library/GCD: Curried operations gcd, lcm (for nat) and zgcd,
wenzelm@27599
   629
zlcm (for int); carried together from various gcd/lcm developements in
wenzelm@30845
   630
the HOL Distribution.  Constants zgcd and zlcm replace former igcd and
wenzelm@30845
   631
ilcm; corresponding theorems renamed accordingly.  INCOMPATIBILITY,
wenzelm@30845
   632
may recover tupled syntax as follows:
haftmann@27556
   633
haftmann@27556
   634
    hide (open) const gcd
haftmann@27556
   635
    abbreviation gcd where
haftmann@27556
   636
      "gcd == (%(a, b). GCD.gcd a b)"
haftmann@27556
   637
    notation (output)
haftmann@27556
   638
      GCD.gcd ("gcd '(_, _')")
haftmann@27556
   639
wenzelm@30845
   640
The same works for lcm, zgcd, zlcm.
wenzelm@30845
   641
wenzelm@30845
   642
* Theory Library/Nat_Infinity: added addition, numeral syntax and more
wenzelm@30845
   643
instantiations for algebraic structures.  Removed some duplicate
wenzelm@30845
   644
theorems.  Changes in simp rules.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   645
wenzelm@30845
   646
* ML antiquotation @{code} takes a constant as argument and generates
haftmann@27651
   647
corresponding code in background and inserts name of the corresponding
haftmann@27651
   648
resulting ML value/function/datatype constructor binding in place.
haftmann@27651
   649
All occurrences of @{code} with a single ML block are generated
haftmann@27651
   650
simultaneously.  Provides a generic and safe interface for
wenzelm@30845
   651
instrumentalizing code generation.  See
wenzelm@30845
   652
src/HOL/Decision_Procs/Ferrack.thy for a more ambitious application.
wenzelm@30845
   653
In future you ought to refrain from ad-hoc compiling generated SML
wenzelm@30845
   654
code on the ML toplevel.  Note that (for technical reasons) @{code}
wenzelm@30845
   655
cannot refer to constants for which user-defined serializations are
wenzelm@30845
   656
set.  Refer to the corresponding ML counterpart directly in that
wenzelm@30845
   657
cases.
wenzelm@27122
   658
wenzelm@27122
   659
* Command 'rep_datatype': instead of theorem names the command now
wenzelm@27122
   660
takes a list of terms denoting the constructors of the type to be
wenzelm@27122
   661
represented as datatype.  The characteristic theorems have to be
wenzelm@27122
   662
proven.  INCOMPATIBILITY.  Also observe that the following theorems
wenzelm@27122
   663
have disappeared in favour of existing ones:
wenzelm@27122
   664
haftmann@27104
   665
    unit_induct                 ~> unit.induct
haftmann@27104
   666
    prod_induct                 ~> prod.induct
haftmann@27104
   667
    sum_induct                  ~> sum.induct
haftmann@27104
   668
    Suc_Suc_eq                  ~> nat.inject
haftmann@27104
   669
    Suc_not_Zero Zero_not_Suc   ~> nat.distinct
haftmann@27104
   670
haftmann@27104
   671
ballarin@27696
   672
*** HOL-Algebra ***
ballarin@27696
   673
ballarin@27713
   674
* New locales for orders and lattices where the equivalence relation
wenzelm@30106
   675
is not restricted to equality.  INCOMPATIBILITY: all order and lattice
wenzelm@30106
   676
locales use a record structure with field eq for the equivalence.
ballarin@27713
   677
ballarin@27713
   678
* New theory of factorial domains.
ballarin@27713
   679
wenzelm@30845
   680
* Units_l_inv and Units_r_inv are now simp rules by default.
ballarin@27696
   681
INCOMPATIBILITY.  Simplifier proof that require deletion of l_inv
ballarin@27696
   682
and/or r_inv will now also require deletion of these lemmas.
ballarin@27696
   683
wenzelm@30845
   684
* Renamed the following theorems, INCOMPATIBILITY:
wenzelm@30845
   685
ballarin@27696
   686
UpperD ~> Upper_memD
ballarin@27696
   687
LowerD ~> Lower_memD
ballarin@27696
   688
least_carrier ~> least_closed
ballarin@27696
   689
greatest_carrier ~> greatest_closed
ballarin@27696
   690
greatest_Lower_above ~> greatest_Lower_below
ballarin@27717
   691
one_zero ~> carrier_one_zero
ballarin@27717
   692
one_not_zero ~> carrier_one_not_zero  (collision with assumption)
ballarin@27696
   693
wenzelm@27793
   694
wenzelm@30849
   695
*** HOL-Nominal ***
wenzelm@30849
   696
wenzelm@30855
   697
* Nominal datatypes can now contain type-variables.
wenzelm@30855
   698
wenzelm@30855
   699
* Commands 'nominal_inductive' and 'equivariance' work with local
wenzelm@30855
   700
theory targets.
wenzelm@30855
   701
wenzelm@30855
   702
* Nominal primrec can now works with local theory targets and its
wenzelm@30855
   703
specification syntax now conforms to the general format as seen in
wenzelm@30855
   704
'inductive' etc.
wenzelm@30855
   705
wenzelm@30855
   706
* Method "perm_simp" honours the standard simplifier attributes
wenzelm@30855
   707
(no_asm), (no_asm_use) etc.
wenzelm@30855
   708
wenzelm@30855
   709
* The new predicate #* is defined like freshness, except that on the
wenzelm@30855
   710
left hand side can be a set or list of atoms.
wenzelm@30855
   711
wenzelm@30855
   712
* Experimental command 'nominal_inductive2' derives strong induction
wenzelm@30855
   713
principles for inductive definitions.  In contrast to
wenzelm@30855
   714
'nominal_inductive', which can only deal with a fixed number of
wenzelm@30855
   715
binders, it can deal with arbitrary expressions standing for sets of
wenzelm@30855
   716
atoms to be avoided.  The only inductive definition we have at the
wenzelm@30855
   717
moment that needs this generalisation is the typing rule for Lets in
wenzelm@30855
   718
the algorithm W:
wenzelm@30855
   719
wenzelm@30855
   720
 Gamma |- t1 : T1   (x,close Gamma T1)::Gamma |- t2 : T2   x#Gamma
wenzelm@30855
   721
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
wenzelm@30855
   722
         Gamma |- Let x be t1 in t2 : T2
wenzelm@30855
   723
wenzelm@30855
   724
In this rule one wants to avoid all the binders that are introduced by
wenzelm@30855
   725
"close Gamma T1".  We are looking for other examples where this
wenzelm@30855
   726
feature might be useful.  Please let us know.
wenzelm@30849
   727
wenzelm@30849
   728
huffman@30176
   729
*** HOLCF ***
huffman@30176
   730
huffman@30176
   731
* Reimplemented the simplification procedure for proving continuity
huffman@30176
   732
subgoals.  The new simproc is extensible; users can declare additional
huffman@30176
   733
continuity introduction rules with the attribute [cont2cont].
huffman@30176
   734
huffman@30176
   735
* The continuity simproc now uses a different introduction rule for
huffman@30176
   736
solving continuity subgoals on terms with lambda abstractions.  In
huffman@30176
   737
some rare cases the new simproc may fail to solve subgoals that the
huffman@30176
   738
old one could solve, and "simp add: cont2cont_LAM" may be necessary.
huffman@30176
   739
Potential INCOMPATIBILITY.
huffman@30176
   740
wenzelm@30847
   741
* Command 'fixrec': specification syntax now conforms to the general
wenzelm@30855
   742
format as seen in 'inductive' etc.  See src/HOLCF/ex/Fixrec_ex.thy for
wenzelm@30855
   743
examples.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   744
wenzelm@30845
   745
wenzelm@30845
   746
*** ZF ***
wenzelm@30845
   747
wenzelm@30845
   748
* Proof of Zorn's Lemma for partial orders.
huffman@30176
   749
huffman@30176
   750
wenzelm@27246
   751
*** ML ***
wenzelm@28088
   752
wenzelm@30845
   753
* Multithreading for Poly/ML 5.1/5.2 is no longer supported, only for
wenzelm@30845
   754
Poly/ML 5.2.1 or later.  Important note: the TimeLimit facility
wenzelm@30845
   755
depends on multithreading, so timouts will not work before Poly/ML
wenzelm@30845
   756
5.2.1!
wenzelm@30845
   757
wenzelm@29161
   758
* High-level support for concurrent ML programming, see
wenzelm@29161
   759
src/Pure/Cuncurrent.  The data-oriented model of "future values" is
wenzelm@29161
   760
particularly convenient to organize independent functional
wenzelm@29161
   761
computations.  The concept of "synchronized variables" provides a
wenzelm@29161
   762
higher-order interface for components with shared state, avoiding the
wenzelm@30845
   763
delicate details of mutexes and condition variables.  (Requires
wenzelm@30845
   764
Poly/ML 5.2.1 or later.)
wenzelm@30845
   765
wenzelm@30845
   766
* ML bindings produced via Isar commands are stored within the Isar
wenzelm@30845
   767
context (theory or proof).  Consequently, commands like 'use' and 'ML'
wenzelm@30845
   768
become thread-safe and work with undo as expected (concerning
wenzelm@30845
   769
top-level bindings, not side-effects on global references).
wenzelm@30845
   770
INCOMPATIBILITY, need to provide proper Isar context when invoking the
wenzelm@30845
   771
compiler at runtime; really global bindings need to be given outside a
wenzelm@30845
   772
theory.  (Requires Poly/ML 5.2 or later.)
wenzelm@30845
   773
wenzelm@30845
   774
* Command 'ML_prf' is analogous to 'ML' but works within a proof
wenzelm@30845
   775
context.  Top-level ML bindings are stored within the proof context in
wenzelm@30845
   776
a purely sequential fashion, disregarding the nested proof structure.
wenzelm@30845
   777
ML bindings introduced by 'ML_prf' are discarded at the end of the
wenzelm@30845
   778
proof.  (Requires Poly/ML 5.2 or later.)
wenzelm@29161
   779
wenzelm@30530
   780
* Simplified ML attribute and method setup, cf. functions Attrib.setup
wenzelm@30845
   781
and Method.setup, as well as Isar commands 'attribute_setup' and
wenzelm@30547
   782
'method_setup'.  INCOMPATIBILITY for 'method_setup', need to simplify
wenzelm@30547
   783
existing code accordingly, or use plain 'setup' together with old
wenzelm@30547
   784
Method.add_method.
wenzelm@30530
   785
wenzelm@28294
   786
* Simplified ML oracle interface Thm.add_oracle promotes 'a -> cterm
wenzelm@28294
   787
to 'a -> thm, while results are always tagged with an authentic oracle
wenzelm@28294
   788
name.  The Isar command 'oracle' is now polymorphic, no argument type
wenzelm@28294
   789
is specified.  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to simplify existing oracle code
wenzelm@28294
   790
accordingly.  Note that extra performance may be gained by producing
wenzelm@28294
   791
the cterm carefully, avoiding slow Thm.cterm_of.
wenzelm@28294
   792
wenzelm@30845
   793
* Simplified interface for defining document antiquotations via
wenzelm@30845
   794
ThyOutput.antiquotation, ThyOutput.output, and optionally
wenzelm@30845
   795
ThyOutput.maybe_pretty_source.  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to simplify user
wenzelm@30845
   796
antiquotations accordingly, see src/Pure/Thy/thy_output.ML for common
wenzelm@30845
   797
examples.
wenzelm@28099
   798
wenzelm@30395
   799
* More systematic treatment of long names, abstract name bindings, and
wenzelm@30395
   800
name space operations.  Basic operations on qualified names have been
wenzelm@30399
   801
move from structure NameSpace to Long_Name, e.g. Long_Name.base_name,
wenzelm@30395
   802
Long_Name.append.  Old type bstring has been mostly replaced by
wenzelm@30395
   803
abstract type binding (see structure Binding), which supports precise
wenzelm@30845
   804
qualification by packages and local theory targets, as well as proper
wenzelm@30845
   805
tracking of source positions.  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to wrap old
wenzelm@30845
   806
bstring values into Binding.name, or better pass through abstract
wenzelm@30399
   807
bindings everywhere.  See further src/Pure/General/long_name.ML,
wenzelm@30395
   808
src/Pure/General/binding.ML and src/Pure/General/name_space.ML
wenzelm@30395
   809
wenzelm@28089
   810
* Result facts (from PureThy.note_thms, ProofContext.note_thms,
wenzelm@28089
   811
LocalTheory.note etc.) now refer to the *full* internal name, not the
wenzelm@28089
   812
bstring as before.  INCOMPATIBILITY, not detected by ML type-checking!
wenzelm@28089
   813
wenzelm@27287
   814
* Disposed old type and term read functions (Sign.read_def_typ,
wenzelm@27287
   815
Sign.read_typ, Sign.read_def_terms, Sign.read_term,
wenzelm@27287
   816
Thm.read_def_cterms, Thm.read_cterm etc.).  INCOMPATIBILITY, should
wenzelm@27287
   817
use regular Syntax.read_typ, Syntax.read_term, Syntax.read_typ_global,
wenzelm@27269
   818
Syntax.read_term_global etc.; see also OldGoals.read_term as last
wenzelm@27269
   819
resort for legacy applications.
wenzelm@27269
   820
wenzelm@30609
   821
* Disposed old declarations, tactics, tactic combinators that refer to
wenzelm@30609
   822
the simpset or claset of an implicit theory (such as Addsimps,
wenzelm@30609
   823
Simp_tac, SIMPSET).  INCOMPATIBILITY, should use @{simpset} etc. in
wenzelm@30609
   824
embedded ML text, or local_simpset_of with a proper context passed as
wenzelm@30609
   825
explicit runtime argument.
wenzelm@30609
   826
wenzelm@30845
   827
* Rules and tactics that read instantiations (read_instantiate,
wenzelm@30845
   828
res_inst_tac, thin_tac, subgoal_tac etc.) now demand a proper proof
wenzelm@30845
   829
context, which is required for parsing and type-checking.  Moreover,
wenzelm@30845
   830
the variables are specified as plain indexnames, not string encodings
wenzelm@30845
   831
thereof.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@30845
   832
wenzelm@30845
   833
* Generic Toplevel.add_hook interface allows to analyze the result of
wenzelm@30845
   834
transactions.  E.g. see src/Pure/ProofGeneral/proof_general_pgip.ML
wenzelm@30845
   835
for theorem dependency output of transactions resulting in a new
wenzelm@30845
   836
theory state.
wenzelm@30845
   837
wenzelm@30845
   838
* ML antiquotations: block-structured compilation context indicated by
wenzelm@27391
   839
\<lbrace> ... \<rbrace>; additional antiquotation forms:
wenzelm@27391
   840
wenzelm@30845
   841
  @{binding name}                         - basic name binding
wenzelm@27519
   842
  @{let ?pat = term}                      - term abbreviation (HO matching)
wenzelm@27519
   843
  @{note name = fact}                     - fact abbreviation
wenzelm@27519
   844
  @{thm fact}                             - singleton fact (with attributes)
wenzelm@27519
   845
  @{thms fact}                            - general fact (with attributes)
wenzelm@27519
   846
  @{lemma prop by method}                 - singleton goal
wenzelm@27519
   847
  @{lemma prop by meth1 meth2}            - singleton goal
wenzelm@27519
   848
  @{lemma prop1 ... propN by method}      - general goal
wenzelm@27519
   849
  @{lemma prop1 ... propN by meth1 meth2} - general goal
wenzelm@27519
   850
  @{lemma (open) ...}                     - open derivation
wenzelm@27380
   851
wenzelm@27246
   852
wenzelm@27979
   853
*** System ***
wenzelm@27979
   854
wenzelm@28248
   855
* The Isabelle "emacs" tool provides a specific interface to invoke
wenzelm@28248
   856
Proof General / Emacs, with more explicit failure if that is not
wenzelm@28248
   857
installed (the old isabelle-interface script silently falls back on
wenzelm@28248
   858
isabelle-process).  The PROOFGENERAL_HOME setting determines the
wenzelm@28248
   859
installation location of the Proof General distribution.
wenzelm@28248
   860
wenzelm@27979
   861
* Isabelle/lib/classes/Pure.jar provides basic support to integrate
wenzelm@27979
   862
the Isabelle process into a JVM/Scala application.  See
wenzelm@27979
   863
Isabelle/lib/jedit/plugin for a minimal example.  (The obsolete Java
wenzelm@27979
   864
process wrapper has been discontinued.)
wenzelm@27979
   865
wenzelm@30845
   866
* Added homegrown Isabelle font with unicode layout, see lib/fonts.
wenzelm@30845
   867
wenzelm@30845
   868
* Various status messages (with exact source position information) are
wenzelm@27979
   869
emitted, if proper markup print mode is enabled.  This allows
wenzelm@27979
   870
user-interface components to provide detailed feedback on internal
wenzelm@27979
   871
prover operations.
wenzelm@27979
   872
wenzelm@27979
   873
wenzelm@27143
   874
wenzelm@27008
   875
New in Isabelle2008 (June 2008)
wenzelm@27008
   876
-------------------------------
wenzelm@25464
   877
wenzelm@25522
   878
*** General ***
wenzelm@25522
   879
wenzelm@27061
   880
* The Isabelle/Isar Reference Manual (isar-ref) has been reorganized
wenzelm@27061
   881
and updated, with formally checked references as hyperlinks.
wenzelm@27061
   882
wenzelm@25994
   883
* Theory loader: use_thy (and similar operations) no longer set the
wenzelm@25994
   884
implicit ML context, which was occasionally hard to predict and in
wenzelm@25994
   885
conflict with concurrency.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use ML within Isar which
wenzelm@25994
   886
provides a proper context already.
wenzelm@25994
   887
wenzelm@26323
   888
* Theory loader: old-style ML proof scripts being *attached* to a thy
wenzelm@26323
   889
file are no longer supported.  INCOMPATIBILITY, regular 'uses' and
wenzelm@26323
   890
'use' within a theory file will do the job.
wenzelm@26323
   891
wenzelm@26650
   892
* Name space merge now observes canonical order, i.e. the second space
wenzelm@26650
   893
is inserted into the first one, while existing entries in the first
wenzelm@26659
   894
space take precedence.  INCOMPATIBILITY in rare situations, may try to
wenzelm@26650
   895
swap theory imports.
wenzelm@26650
   896
wenzelm@27067
   897
* Syntax: symbol \<chi> is now considered a letter.  Potential
wenzelm@27067
   898
INCOMPATIBILITY in identifier syntax etc.
wenzelm@27067
   899
wenzelm@27067
   900
* Outer syntax: string tokens no longer admit escaped white space,
wenzelm@27067
   901
which was an accidental (undocumented) feature.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use
wenzelm@27067
   902
white space without escapes.
wenzelm@27067
   903
wenzelm@27067
   904
* Outer syntax: string tokens may contain arbitrary character codes
wenzelm@27067
   905
specified via 3 decimal digits (as in SML).  E.g. "foo\095bar" for
wenzelm@27067
   906
"foo_bar".
wenzelm@27067
   907
wenzelm@25522
   908
haftmann@25502
   909
*** Pure ***
haftmann@25502
   910
wenzelm@26718
   911
* Context-dependent token translations.  Default setup reverts locally
wenzelm@26718
   912
fixed variables, and adds hilite markup for undeclared frees.
wenzelm@26718
   913
berghofe@26681
   914
* Unused theorems can be found using the new command 'unused_thms'.
berghofe@26681
   915
There are three ways of invoking it:
berghofe@26681
   916
berghofe@26681
   917
(1) unused_thms
berghofe@26681
   918
     Only finds unused theorems in the current theory.
berghofe@26681
   919
berghofe@26681
   920
(2) unused_thms thy_1 ... thy_n -
berghofe@26681
   921
     Finds unused theorems in the current theory and all of its ancestors,
berghofe@26681
   922
     excluding the theories thy_1 ... thy_n and all of their ancestors.
berghofe@26681
   923
berghofe@26681
   924
(3) unused_thms thy_1 ... thy_n - thy'_1 ... thy'_m
berghofe@26681
   925
     Finds unused theorems in the theories thy'_1 ... thy'_m and all of
berghofe@26681
   926
     their ancestors, excluding the theories thy_1 ... thy_n and all of
berghofe@26681
   927
     their ancestors.
berghofe@26681
   928
wenzelm@26718
   929
In order to increase the readability of the list produced by
wenzelm@26718
   930
unused_thms, theorems that have been created by a particular instance
wenzelm@26874
   931
of a theory command such as 'inductive' or 'function' are considered
wenzelm@26874
   932
to belong to the same "group", meaning that if at least one theorem in
wenzelm@26718
   933
this group is used, the other theorems in the same group are no longer
wenzelm@26718
   934
reported as unused.  Moreover, if all theorems in the group are
wenzelm@26718
   935
unused, only one theorem in the group is displayed.
wenzelm@26718
   936
wenzelm@26718
   937
Note that proof objects have to be switched on in order for
wenzelm@26718
   938
unused_thms to work properly (i.e. !proofs must be >= 1, which is
wenzelm@26874
   939
usually the case when using Proof General with the default settings).
berghofe@26681
   940
wenzelm@26650
   941
* Authentic naming of facts disallows ad-hoc overwriting of previous
wenzelm@26650
   942
theorems within the same name space.  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to remove
wenzelm@26650
   943
duplicate fact bindings, or even accidental fact duplications.  Note
wenzelm@26650
   944
that tools may maintain dynamically scoped facts systematically, using
wenzelm@26650
   945
PureThy.add_thms_dynamic.
wenzelm@26650
   946
wenzelm@26660
   947
* Command 'hide' now allows to hide from "fact" name space as well.
wenzelm@26660
   948
wenzelm@26496
   949
* Eliminated destructive theorem database, simpset, claset, and
wenzelm@26496
   950
clasimpset.  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY, really need to observe linear
wenzelm@26496
   951
update of theories within ML code.
wenzelm@26479
   952
wenzelm@26955
   953
* Eliminated theory ProtoPure and CPure, leaving just one Pure theory.
wenzelm@26955
   954
INCOMPATIBILITY, object-logics depending on former Pure require
wenzelm@26955
   955
additional setup PureThy.old_appl_syntax_setup; object-logics
wenzelm@26955
   956
depending on former CPure need to refer to Pure.
wenzelm@26650
   957
wenzelm@26495
   958
* Commands 'use' and 'ML' are now purely functional, operating on
wenzelm@26479
   959
theory/local_theory.  Removed former 'ML_setup' (on theory), use 'ML'
wenzelm@26479
   960
instead.  Added 'ML_val' as mere diagnostic replacement for 'ML'.
wenzelm@26479
   961
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26479
   962
wenzelm@26874
   963
* Command 'setup': discontinued implicit version with ML reference.
wenzelm@26434
   964
wenzelm@25970
   965
* Instantiation target allows for simultaneous specification of class
wenzelm@25970
   966
instance operations together with an instantiation proof.
wenzelm@25970
   967
Type-checking phase allows to refer to class operations uniformly.
wenzelm@27067
   968
See src/HOL/Complex/Complex.thy for an Isar example and
wenzelm@27067
   969
src/HOL/Library/Eval.thy for an ML example.
haftmann@25502
   970
wenzelm@26201
   971
* Indexing of literal facts: be more serious about including only
wenzelm@26201
   972
facts from the visible specification/proof context, but not the
wenzelm@26201
   973
background context (locale etc.).  Affects `prop` notation and method
wenzelm@26201
   974
"fact".  INCOMPATIBILITY: need to name facts explicitly in rare
wenzelm@26201
   975
situations.
wenzelm@26201
   976
wenzelm@26925
   977
* Method "cases", "induct", "coinduct": removed obsolete/undocumented
wenzelm@26925
   978
"(open)" option, which used to expose internal bound variables to the
wenzelm@26925
   979
proof text.
wenzelm@26925
   980
wenzelm@26925
   981
* Isar statements: removed obsolete case "rule_context".
wenzelm@26925
   982
INCOMPATIBILITY, better use explicit fixes/assumes.
wenzelm@26925
   983
wenzelm@26874
   984
* Locale proofs: default proof step now includes 'unfold_locales';
wenzelm@26874
   985
hence 'proof' without argument may be used to unfold locale
wenzelm@26874
   986
predicates.
ballarin@26765
   987
ballarin@26765
   988
haftmann@26762
   989
*** Document preparation ***
haftmann@26762
   990
wenzelm@26914
   991
* Simplified pdfsetup.sty: color/hyperref is used unconditionally for
wenzelm@26914
   992
both pdf and dvi (hyperlinks usually work in xdvi as well); removed
wenzelm@26914
   993
obsolete thumbpdf setup (contemporary PDF viewers do this on the
wenzelm@26914
   994
spot); renamed link color from "darkblue" to "linkcolor" (default
wenzelm@26920
   995
value unchanged, can be redefined via \definecolor); no longer sets
wenzelm@26920
   996
"a4paper" option (unnecessary or even intrusive).
wenzelm@26914
   997
wenzelm@27008
   998
* Antiquotation @{lemma A method} proves proposition A by the given
wenzelm@27008
   999
method (either a method name or a method name plus (optional) method
wenzelm@27008
  1000
arguments in parentheses) and prints A just like @{prop A}.
haftmann@26762
  1001
haftmann@26762
  1002
wenzelm@25464
  1003
*** HOL ***
wenzelm@25464
  1004
wenzelm@27067
  1005
* New primrec package.  Specification syntax conforms in style to
wenzelm@27067
  1006
definition/function/....  No separate induction rule is provided.  The
wenzelm@27067
  1007
"primrec" command distinguishes old-style and new-style specifications
wenzelm@27067
  1008
by syntax.  The former primrec package is now named OldPrimrecPackage.
wenzelm@27067
  1009
When adjusting theories, beware: constants stemming from new-style
wenzelm@27067
  1010
primrec specifications have authentic syntax.
wenzelm@27067
  1011
wenzelm@27067
  1012
* Metis prover is now an order of magnitude faster, and also works
wenzelm@27067
  1013
with multithreading.
wenzelm@27067
  1014
wenzelm@27067
  1015
* Metis: the maximum number of clauses that can be produced from a
wenzelm@27067
  1016
theorem is now given by the attribute max_clauses.  Theorems that
wenzelm@27067
  1017
exceed this number are ignored, with a warning printed.
wenzelm@27067
  1018
wenzelm@27067
  1019
* Sledgehammer no longer produces structured proofs by default. To
wenzelm@27067
  1020
enable, declare [[sledgehammer_full = true]].  Attributes
wenzelm@27067
  1021
reconstruction_modulus, reconstruction_sorts renamed
wenzelm@27067
  1022
sledgehammer_modulus, sledgehammer_sorts.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@27067
  1023
haftmann@27104
  1024
* Method "induct_scheme" derives user-specified induction rules
wenzelm@27067
  1025
from well-founded induction and completeness of patterns. This factors
wenzelm@27067
  1026
out some operations that are done internally by the function package
wenzelm@27067
  1027
and makes them available separately.  See
wenzelm@27067
  1028
src/HOL/ex/Induction_Scheme.thy for examples.
wenzelm@27067
  1029
wenzelm@27067
  1030
* More flexible generation of measure functions for termination
wenzelm@27067
  1031
proofs: Measure functions can be declared by proving a rule of the
wenzelm@27067
  1032
form "is_measure f" and giving it the [measure_function] attribute.
wenzelm@27067
  1033
The "is_measure" predicate is logically meaningless (always true), and
wenzelm@27067
  1034
just guides the heuristic.  To find suitable measure functions, the
wenzelm@27067
  1035
termination prover sets up the goal "is_measure ?f" of the appropriate
wenzelm@27067
  1036
type and generates all solutions by prolog-style backwards proof using
wenzelm@27067
  1037
the declared rules.
wenzelm@27067
  1038
wenzelm@27067
  1039
This setup also deals with rules like 
wenzelm@27067
  1040
wenzelm@27067
  1041
  "is_measure f ==> is_measure (list_size f)"
wenzelm@27067
  1042
wenzelm@27067
  1043
which accommodates nested datatypes that recurse through lists.
wenzelm@27067
  1044
Similar rules are predeclared for products and option types.
wenzelm@27067
  1045
berghofe@26964
  1046
* Turned the type of sets "'a set" into an abbreviation for "'a => bool"
berghofe@26964
  1047
berghofe@26964
  1048
  INCOMPATIBILITIES:
berghofe@26964
  1049
wenzelm@27008
  1050
  - Definitions of overloaded constants on sets have to be replaced by
wenzelm@27008
  1051
    definitions on => and bool.
berghofe@26964
  1052
berghofe@26964
  1053
  - Some definitions of overloaded operators on sets can now be proved
wenzelm@27008
  1054
    using the definitions of the operators on => and bool.  Therefore,
wenzelm@27008
  1055
    the following theorems have been renamed:
berghofe@26964
  1056
berghofe@26964
  1057
      subset_def   -> subset_eq
berghofe@26964
  1058
      psubset_def  -> psubset_eq
berghofe@26964
  1059
      set_diff_def -> set_diff_eq
berghofe@26964
  1060
      Compl_def    -> Compl_eq
berghofe@26964
  1061
      Sup_set_def  -> Sup_set_eq
berghofe@26964
  1062
      Inf_set_def  -> Inf_set_eq
berghofe@26964
  1063
      sup_set_def  -> sup_set_eq
berghofe@26964
  1064
      inf_set_def  -> inf_set_eq
berghofe@26964
  1065
berghofe@26964
  1066
  - Due to the incompleteness of the HO unification algorithm, some
berghofe@26964
  1067
    rules such as subst may require manual instantiation, if some of
berghofe@26964
  1068
    the unknowns in the rule is a set.
berghofe@26964
  1069
berghofe@26964
  1070
  - Higher order unification and forward proofs:
berghofe@26964
  1071
    The proof pattern
berghofe@26964
  1072
berghofe@26964
  1073
      have "P (S::'a set)" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1074
      then have "EX S. P S" ..
berghofe@26964
  1075
wenzelm@27008
  1076
    no longer works (due to the incompleteness of the HO unification
wenzelm@27008
  1077
    algorithm) and must be replaced by the pattern
berghofe@26964
  1078
berghofe@26964
  1079
      have "EX S. P S"
berghofe@26964
  1080
      proof
berghofe@26964
  1081
        show "P S" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1082
      qed
berghofe@26964
  1083
berghofe@26964
  1084
  - Calculational reasoning with subst (or similar rules):
berghofe@26964
  1085
    The proof pattern
berghofe@26964
  1086
berghofe@26964
  1087
      have "P (S::'a set)" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1088
      also have "S = T" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1089
      finally have "P T" .
berghofe@26964
  1090
wenzelm@27008
  1091
    no longer works (for similar reasons as the previous example) and
wenzelm@27008
  1092
    must be replaced by something like
berghofe@26964
  1093
berghofe@26964
  1094
      have "P (S::'a set)" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1095
      moreover have "S = T" <...>
berghofe@26964
  1096
      ultimately have "P T" by simp
berghofe@26964
  1097
berghofe@26964
  1098
  - Tactics or packages written in ML code:
berghofe@26964
  1099
    Code performing pattern matching on types via
berghofe@26964
  1100
berghofe@26964
  1101
      Type ("set", [T]) => ...
berghofe@26964
  1102
wenzelm@27008
  1103
    must be rewritten. Moreover, functions like strip_type or
wenzelm@27008
  1104
    binder_types no longer return the right value when applied to a
wenzelm@27008
  1105
    type of the form
berghofe@26964
  1106
berghofe@26964
  1107
      T1 => ... => Tn => U => bool
berghofe@26964
  1108
berghofe@26964
  1109
    rather than
berghofe@26964
  1110
berghofe@26964
  1111
      T1 => ... => Tn => U set
berghofe@26964
  1112
wenzelm@26874
  1113
* Merged theories Wellfounded_Recursion, Accessible_Part and
wenzelm@27067
  1114
Wellfounded_Relations to theory Wellfounded.
krauss@26748
  1115
haftmann@26513
  1116
* Explicit class "eq" for executable equality.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@26513
  1117
wenzelm@26874
  1118
* Class finite no longer treats UNIV as class parameter.  Use class
wenzelm@26874
  1119
enum from theory Library/Enum instead to achieve a similar effect.
haftmann@26445
  1120
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@26445
  1121
wenzelm@26874
  1122
* Theory List: rule list_induct2 now has explicitly named cases "Nil"
wenzelm@26874
  1123
and "Cons".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26874
  1124
wenzelm@26422
  1125
* HOL (and FOL): renamed variables in rules imp_elim and swap.
wenzelm@26422
  1126
Potential INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26422
  1127
wenzelm@26874
  1128
* Theory Product_Type: duplicated lemmas split_Pair_apply and
wenzelm@26874
  1129
injective_fst_snd removed, use split_eta and prod_eqI instead.
wenzelm@26874
  1130
Renamed upd_fst to apfst and upd_snd to apsnd.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@26355
  1131
wenzelm@26335
  1132
* Theory Nat: removed redundant lemmas that merely duplicate lemmas of
wenzelm@26335
  1133
the same name in theory Orderings:
wenzelm@26335
  1134
wenzelm@26335
  1135
  less_trans
wenzelm@26335
  1136
  less_linear
wenzelm@26335
  1137
  le_imp_less_or_eq
wenzelm@26335
  1138
  le_less_trans
wenzelm@26335
  1139
  less_le_trans
wenzelm@26335
  1140
  less_not_sym
wenzelm@26335
  1141
  less_asym
wenzelm@26335
  1142
wenzelm@26335
  1143
Renamed less_imp_le to less_imp_le_nat, and less_irrefl to
wenzelm@26335
  1144
less_irrefl_nat.  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY due to more general types
wenzelm@26335
  1145
and different variable names.
wenzelm@26315
  1146
haftmann@26231
  1147
* Library/Option_ord.thy: Canonical order on option type.
haftmann@26231
  1148
wenzelm@27008
  1149
* Library/RBT.thy: Red-black trees, an efficient implementation of
wenzelm@27008
  1150
finite maps.
krauss@26197
  1151
haftmann@26231
  1152
* Library/Countable.thy: Type class for countable types.
haftmann@26231
  1153
wenzelm@26180
  1154
* Theory Int: The representation of numerals has changed.  The infix
wenzelm@26180
  1155
operator BIT and the bit datatype with constructors B0 and B1 have
wenzelm@26180
  1156
disappeared.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use "Int.Bit0 x" and "Int.Bit1 y" in
wenzelm@26180
  1157
place of "x BIT bit.B0" and "y BIT bit.B1", respectively.  Theorems
wenzelm@26180
  1158
involving BIT, B0, or B1 have been renamed with "Bit0" or "Bit1"
wenzelm@26180
  1159
accordingly.
wenzelm@26180
  1160
wenzelm@26180
  1161
* Theory Nat: definition of <= and < on natural numbers no longer
wenzelm@26180
  1162
depend on well-founded relations.  INCOMPATIBILITY.  Definitions
wenzelm@26180
  1163
le_def and less_def have disappeared.  Consider lemmas not_less
wenzelm@26180
  1164
[symmetric, where ?'a = nat] and less_eq [symmetric] instead.
wenzelm@26180
  1165
wenzelm@26180
  1166
* Theory Finite_Set: locales ACf, ACe, ACIf, ACIfSL and ACIfSLlin
wenzelm@26180
  1167
(whose purpose mainly is for various fold_set functionals) have been
wenzelm@26874
  1168
abandoned in favor of the existing algebraic classes
wenzelm@26180
  1169
ab_semigroup_mult, comm_monoid_mult, ab_semigroup_idem_mult,
wenzelm@26180
  1170
lower_semilattice (resp. upper_semilattice) and linorder.
haftmann@26139
  1171
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@26041
  1172
wenzelm@26180
  1173
* Theory Transitive_Closure: induct and cases rules now declare proper
wenzelm@26180
  1174
case_names ("base" and "step").  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26180
  1175
wenzelm@26180
  1176
* Theorem Inductive.lfp_ordinal_induct generalized to complete
wenzelm@26180
  1177
lattices.  The form set-specific version is available as
wenzelm@26180
  1178
Inductive.lfp_ordinal_induct_set.
haftmann@26013
  1179
wenzelm@26874
  1180
* Renamed theorems "power.simps" to "power_int.simps".
wenzelm@27067
  1181
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25961
  1182
wenzelm@26180
  1183
* Class semiring_div provides basic abstract properties of semirings
haftmann@25942
  1184
with division and modulo operations.  Subsumes former class dvd_mod.
haftmann@25942
  1185
wenzelm@26180
  1186
* Merged theories IntDef, Numeral and IntArith into unified theory
wenzelm@26180
  1187
Int.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26180
  1188
wenzelm@26180
  1189
* Theory Library/Code_Index: type "index" now represents natural
wenzelm@26180
  1190
numbers rather than integers.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@26180
  1191
wenzelm@26180
  1192
* New class "uminus" with operation "uminus" (split of from class
wenzelm@26180
  1193
"minus" which now only has operation "minus", binary).
haftmann@25919
  1194
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25919
  1195
wenzelm@25522
  1196
* Constants "card", "internal_split", "option_map" now with authentic
haftmann@25919
  1197
syntax.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@25522
  1198
wenzelm@25522
  1199
* Definitions subset_def, psubset_def, set_diff_def, Compl_def,
wenzelm@25522
  1200
le_bool_def, less_bool_def, le_fun_def, less_fun_def, inf_bool_def,
wenzelm@25522
  1201
sup_bool_def, Inf_bool_def, Sup_bool_def, inf_fun_def, sup_fun_def,
wenzelm@25522
  1202
Inf_fun_def, Sup_fun_def, inf_set_def, sup_set_def, Inf_set_def,
wenzelm@25522
  1203
Sup_set_def, le_def, less_def, option_map_def now with object
haftmann@25919
  1204
equality.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@25464
  1205
schirmer@25705
  1206
* Records. Removed K_record, and replaced it by pure lambda term
wenzelm@25726
  1207
%x. c. The simplifier setup is now more robust against eta expansion.
schirmer@25705
  1208
INCOMPATIBILITY: in cases explicitly referring to K_record.
wenzelm@25464
  1209
wenzelm@27067
  1210
* Library/Multiset: {#a, b, c#} abbreviates {#a#} + {#b#} + {#c#}.
wenzelm@27067
  1211
wenzelm@27067
  1212
* Library/ListVector: new theory of arithmetic vector operations.
wenzelm@27067
  1213
wenzelm@27067
  1214
* Library/Order_Relation: new theory of various orderings as sets of
wenzelm@27067
  1215
pairs.  Defines preorders, partial orders, linear orders and
wenzelm@27067
  1216
well-orders on sets and on types.
krauss@26877
  1217
wenzelm@25726
  1218
krauss@26197
  1219
*** ZF ***
krauss@26197
  1220
wenzelm@26874
  1221
* Renamed some theories to allow to loading both ZF and HOL in the
wenzelm@26874
  1222
same session:
wenzelm@26874
  1223
wenzelm@26874
  1224
  Datatype  -> Datatype_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1225
  Inductive -> Inductive_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1226
  Int       -> Int_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1227
  IntDiv    -> IntDiv_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1228
  Nat       -> Nat_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1229
  List      -> List_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1230
  Main      -> Main_ZF
wenzelm@26874
  1231
wenzelm@26874
  1232
INCOMPATIBILITY: ZF theories that import individual theories below
wenzelm@26874
  1233
Main might need to be adapted.  Regular theory Main is still
wenzelm@26874
  1234
available, as trivial extension of Main_ZF.
krauss@26197
  1235
krauss@26197
  1236
wenzelm@25737
  1237
*** ML ***
wenzelm@25737
  1238
wenzelm@27067
  1239
* ML within Isar: antiquotation @{const name} or @{const
wenzelm@27067
  1240
name(typargs)} produces statically-checked Const term.
wenzelm@27067
  1241
wenzelm@26401
  1242
* Functor NamedThmsFun: data is available to the user as dynamic fact
wenzelm@26724
  1243
(of the same name).  Removed obsolete print command.
wenzelm@26401
  1244
wenzelm@27067
  1245
* Removed obsolete "use_legacy_bindings" function.
wenzelm@26188
  1246
wenzelm@25737
  1247
* The ``print mode'' is now a thread-local value derived from a global
wenzelm@25737
  1248
template (the former print_mode reference), thus access becomes
wenzelm@25737
  1249
non-critical.  The global print_mode reference is for session
wenzelm@25737
  1250
management only; user-code should use print_mode_value,
wenzelm@25737
  1251
print_mode_active, PrintMode.setmp etc.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@25737
  1252
wenzelm@26874
  1253
* Functions system/system_out provide a robust way to invoke external
wenzelm@29161
  1254
shell commands, with propagation of interrupts (requires Poly/ML
wenzelm@29161
  1255
5.2.1).  Do not use OS.Process.system etc. from the basis library!
wenzelm@26222
  1256
wenzelm@25737
  1257
wenzelm@25626
  1258
*** System ***
wenzelm@25626
  1259
wenzelm@25971
  1260
* Default settings: PROOFGENERAL_OPTIONS no longer impose xemacs ---
wenzelm@25971
  1261
in accordance with Proof General 3.7, which prefers GNU emacs.
wenzelm@25970
  1262
wenzelm@25626
  1263
* isatool tty runs Isabelle process with plain tty interaction;
wenzelm@25626
  1264
optional line editor may be specified via ISABELLE_LINE_EDITOR
wenzelm@25626
  1265
setting, the default settings attempt to locate "ledit" and "rlwrap".
wenzelm@25626
  1266
wenzelm@25651
  1267
* isatool browser now works with Cygwin as well, using general
wenzelm@25651
  1268
"javapath" function defined in Isabelle process environment.
wenzelm@25651
  1269
wenzelm@27067
  1270
* YXML notation provides a simple and efficient alternative to
wenzelm@27067
  1271
standard XML transfer syntax.  See src/Pure/General/yxml.ML and
wenzelm@27067
  1272
isatool yxml as described in the Isabelle system manual.
wenzelm@25651
  1273
wenzelm@25652
  1274
* JVM class isabelle.IsabelleProcess (located in Isabelle/lib/classes)
wenzelm@25651
  1275
provides general wrapper for managing an Isabelle process in a robust
wenzelm@25651
  1276
fashion, with ``cooked'' output from stdin/stderr.
wenzelm@25651
  1277
wenzelm@25855
  1278
* Rudimentary Isabelle plugin for jEdit (see Isabelle/lib/jedit),
wenzelm@25855
  1279
based on Isabelle/JVM process wrapper (see Isabelle/lib/classes).
wenzelm@25855
  1280
wenzelm@27067
  1281
* Removed obsolete THIS_IS_ISABELLE_BUILD feature.  NB: the documented
wenzelm@27067
  1282
way of changing the user's settings is via
wenzelm@27067
  1283
ISABELLE_HOME_USER/etc/settings, which is a fully featured bash
wenzelm@27067
  1284
script.
wenzelm@27067
  1285
wenzelm@27067
  1286
* Multithreading.max_threads := 0 refers to the number of actual CPU
wenzelm@27067
  1287
cores of the underlying machine, which is a good starting point for
wenzelm@27067
  1288
optimal performance tuning.  The corresponding usedir option -M allows
wenzelm@27067
  1289
"max" as an alias for "0".  WARNING: does not work on certain versions
wenzelm@27067
  1290
of Mac OS (with Poly/ML 5.1).
wenzelm@27067
  1291
wenzelm@27067
  1292
* isabelle-process: non-ML sessions are run with "nice", to reduce the
wenzelm@27067
  1293
adverse effect of Isabelle flooding interactive front-ends (notably
wenzelm@27067
  1294
ProofGeneral / XEmacs).
wenzelm@27067
  1295
wenzelm@25626
  1296
wenzelm@25464
  1297
wenzelm@25429
  1298
New in Isabelle2007 (November 2007)
wenzelm@25429
  1299
-----------------------------------
wenzelm@17754
  1300
wenzelm@17754
  1301
*** General ***
wenzelm@17754
  1302
wenzelm@22826
  1303
* More uniform information about legacy features, notably a
wenzelm@22826
  1304
warning/error of "Legacy feature: ...", depending on the state of the
wenzelm@23367
  1305
tolerate_legacy_features flag (default true). FUTURE INCOMPATIBILITY:
wenzelm@23367
  1306
legacy features will disappear eventually.
wenzelm@22826
  1307
wenzelm@17918
  1308
* Theory syntax: the header format ``theory A = B + C:'' has been
wenzelm@17918
  1309
discontinued in favour of ``theory A imports B C begin''.  Use isatool
wenzelm@17918
  1310
fixheaders to convert existing theory files.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@17918
  1311
wenzelm@17918
  1312
* Theory syntax: the old non-Isar theory file format has been
wenzelm@17918
  1313
discontinued altogether.  Note that ML proof scripts may still be used
wenzelm@17918
  1314
with Isar theories; migration is usually quite simple with the ML
wenzelm@17918
  1315
function use_legacy_bindings.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@17918
  1316
wenzelm@22871
  1317
* Theory syntax: some popular names (e.g. 'class', 'declaration',
wenzelm@22871
  1318
'fun', 'help', 'if') are now keywords.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use double
wenzelm@22871
  1319
quotes.
wenzelm@19814
  1320
wenzelm@23888
  1321
* Theory loader: be more serious about observing the static theory
wenzelm@23888
  1322
header specifications (including optional directories), but not the
wenzelm@24172
  1323
accidental file locations of previously successful loads.  The strict
wenzelm@24172
  1324
update policy of former update_thy is now already performed by
wenzelm@24172
  1325
use_thy, so the former has been removed; use_thys updates several
wenzelm@24172
  1326
theories simultaneously, just as 'imports' within a theory header
wenzelm@24172
  1327
specification, but without merging the results.  Potential
wenzelm@24172
  1328
INCOMPATIBILITY: may need to refine theory headers and commands
wenzelm@24172
  1329
ROOT.ML which depend on load order.
wenzelm@23888
  1330
wenzelm@23888
  1331
* Theory loader: optional support for content-based file
wenzelm@23888
  1332
identification, instead of the traditional scheme of full physical
wenzelm@23889
  1333
path plus date stamp; configured by the ISABELLE_FILE_IDENT setting
wenzelm@23888
  1334
(cf. the system manual).  The new scheme allows to work with
wenzelm@23888
  1335
non-finished theories in persistent session images, such that source
wenzelm@23888
  1336
files may be moved later on without requiring reloads.
wenzelm@23888
  1337
wenzelm@24187
  1338
* Theory loader: old-style ML proof scripts being *attached* to a thy
wenzelm@24187
  1339
file (with the same base name as the theory) are considered a legacy
wenzelm@24800
  1340
feature, which will disappear eventually. Even now, the theory loader
wenzelm@24800
  1341
no longer maintains dependencies on such files.
wenzelm@24800
  1342
wenzelm@24800
  1343
* Syntax: the scope for resolving ambiguities via type-inference is
wenzelm@24800
  1344
now limited to individual terms, instead of whole simultaneous
wenzelm@24234
  1345
specifications as before. This greatly reduces the complexity of the
wenzelm@24234
  1346
syntax module and improves flexibility by separating parsing and
wenzelm@24234
  1347
type-checking. INCOMPATIBILITY: additional type-constraints (explicit
wenzelm@24234
  1348
'fixes' etc.) are required in rare situations.
wenzelm@24234
  1349
wenzelm@25034
  1350
* Syntax: constants introduced by new-style packages ('definition',
wenzelm@25034
  1351
'abbreviation' etc.) are passed through the syntax module in
wenzelm@25034
  1352
``authentic mode''. This means that associated mixfix annotations
wenzelm@25034
  1353
really stick to such constants, independently of potential name space
wenzelm@25034
  1354
ambiguities introduced later on. INCOMPATIBILITY: constants in parse
wenzelm@25034
  1355
trees are represented slightly differently, may need to adapt syntax
wenzelm@25034
  1356
translations accordingly. Use CONST marker in 'translations' and
wenzelm@25034
  1357
@{const_syntax} antiquotation in 'parse_translation' etc.
wenzelm@25034
  1358
wenzelm@17981
  1359
* Legacy goal package: reduced interface to the bare minimum required
wenzelm@17981
  1360
to keep existing proof scripts running.  Most other user-level
wenzelm@17981
  1361
functions are now part of the OldGoals structure, which is *not* open
wenzelm@17981
  1362
by default (consider isatool expandshort before open OldGoals).
wenzelm@17981
  1363
Removed top_sg, prin, printyp, pprint_term/typ altogether, because
wenzelm@17981
  1364
these tend to cause confusion about the actual goal (!) context being
wenzelm@17981
  1365
used here, which is not necessarily the same as the_context().
wenzelm@17918
  1366
wenzelm@23379
  1367
* Command 'find_theorems': supports "*" wild-card in "name:"
wenzelm@23379
  1368
criterion; "with_dups" option.  Certain ProofGeneral versions might
wenzelm@23379
  1369
support a specific search form (see ProofGeneral/CHANGES).
webertj@22965
  1370
wenzelm@20370
  1371
* The ``prems limit'' option (cf. ProofContext.prems_limit) is now -1
wenzelm@20370
  1372
by default, which means that "prems" (and also "fixed variables") are
wenzelm@20370
  1373
suppressed from proof state output.  Note that the ProofGeneral
wenzelm@20370
  1374
settings mechanism allows to change and save options persistently, but
wenzelm@20370
  1375
older versions of Isabelle will fail to start up if a negative prems
wenzelm@20370
  1376
limit is imposed.
wenzelm@20370
  1377
wenzelm@21308
  1378
* Local theory targets may be specified by non-nested blocks of
wenzelm@21308
  1379
``context/locale/class ... begin'' followed by ``end''.  The body may
wenzelm@21308
  1380
contain definitions, theorems etc., including any derived mechanism
wenzelm@21308
  1381
that has been implemented on top of these primitives.  This concept
wenzelm@21308
  1382
generalizes the existing ``theorem (in ...)'' towards more versatility
wenzelm@21308
  1383
and scalability.
wenzelm@21308
  1384
wenzelm@21960
  1385
* Proof General interface: proper undo of final 'end' command;
wenzelm@21960
  1386
discontinued Isabelle/classic mode (ML proof scripts).
wenzelm@21960
  1387
wenzelm@17754
  1388
wenzelm@17865
  1389
*** Document preparation ***
wenzelm@17865
  1390
wenzelm@21717
  1391
* Added antiquotation @{theory name} which prints the given name,
wenzelm@21717
  1392
after checking that it refers to a valid ancestor theory in the
wenzelm@21717
  1393
current context.
haftmann@21339
  1394
wenzelm@17869
  1395
* Added antiquotations @{ML_type text} and @{ML_struct text} which
wenzelm@17869
  1396
check the given source text as ML type/structure, printing verbatim.
wenzelm@17865
  1397
wenzelm@21717
  1398
* Added antiquotation @{abbrev "c args"} which prints the abbreviation
wenzelm@21717
  1399
"c args == rhs" given in the current context.  (Any number of
wenzelm@21735
  1400
arguments may be given on the LHS.)
wenzelm@21717
  1401
wenzelm@21717
  1402
wenzelm@17779
  1403
*** Pure ***
wenzelm@17779
  1404
wenzelm@24800
  1405
* The 'class' package offers a combination of axclass and locale to
wenzelm@25129
  1406
achieve Haskell-like type classes in Isabelle.  Definitions and
wenzelm@25129
  1407
theorems within a class context produce both relative results (with
wenzelm@25129
  1408
implicit parameters according to the locale context), and polymorphic
wenzelm@25129
  1409
constants with qualified polymorphism (according to the class
wenzelm@25129
  1410
context).  Within the body context of a 'class' target, a separate
wenzelm@25129
  1411
syntax layer ("user space type system") takes care of converting
wenzelm@25129
  1412
between global polymorphic consts and internal locale representation.
wenzelm@25177
  1413
See src/HOL/ex/Classpackage.thy for examples (as well as main HOL).
haftmann@25184
  1414
"isatool doc classes" provides a tutorial.
wenzelm@20807
  1415
haftmann@25199
  1416
* Generic code generator framework allows to generate executable
wenzelm@24800
  1417
code for ML and Haskell (including Isabelle classes).  A short usage
wenzelm@24800
  1418
sketch:
haftmann@20188
  1419
haftmann@20188
  1420
    internal compilation:
haftmann@25199
  1421
        export_code <list of constants (term syntax)> in SML
haftmann@20453
  1422
    writing SML code to a file:
haftmann@25199
  1423
        export_code <list of constants (term syntax)> in SML <filename>
haftmann@22735
  1424
    writing OCaml code to a file:
haftmann@25199
  1425
        export_code <list of constants (term syntax)> in OCaml <filename>
haftmann@20188
  1426
    writing Haskell code to a bunch of files:
haftmann@25199
  1427
        export_code <list of constants (term syntax)> in Haskell <filename>
haftmann@25199
  1428
haftmann@25199
  1429
    evaluating closed propositions to True/False using code generation:
haftmann@25184
  1430
        method ``eval''
haftmann@25184
  1431
haftmann@25184
  1432
Reasonable default setup of framework in HOL.
haftmann@20453
  1433
haftmann@20453
  1434
Theorem attributs for selecting and transforming function equations theorems:
haftmann@20453
  1435
haftmann@22845
  1436
    [code fun]:        select a theorem as function equation for a specific constant
haftmann@22845
  1437
    [code fun del]:    deselect a theorem as function equation for a specific constant
haftmann@22845
  1438
    [code inline]:     select an equation theorem for unfolding (inlining) in place
haftmann@22845
  1439
    [code inline del]: deselect an equation theorem for unfolding (inlining) in place
haftmann@20453
  1440
haftmann@22735
  1441
User-defined serializations (target in {SML, OCaml, Haskell}):
haftmann@20453
  1442
haftmann@20453
  1443
    code_const <and-list of constants (term syntax)>
haftmann@20453
  1444
      {(target) <and-list of const target syntax>}+
haftmann@20453
  1445
haftmann@20453
  1446
    code_type <and-list of type constructors>
haftmann@20453
  1447
      {(target) <and-list of type target syntax>}+
haftmann@20453
  1448
haftmann@20453
  1449
    code_instance <and-list of instances>
haftmann@20453
  1450
      {(target)}+
haftmann@20453
  1451
        where instance ::= <type constructor> :: <class>
haftmann@20453
  1452
haftmann@20453
  1453
    code_class <and_list of classes>
haftmann@20453
  1454
      {(target) <and-list of class target syntax>}+
haftmann@20453
  1455
        where class target syntax ::= <class name> {where {<classop> == <target syntax>}+}?
haftmann@20453
  1456
haftmann@25199
  1457
code_instance and code_class only are effective to target Haskell.
haftmann@22735
  1458
wenzelm@25177
  1459
For example usage see src/HOL/ex/Codegenerator.thy and
wenzelm@25177
  1460
src/HOL/ex/Codegenerator_Pretty.thy.  A separate tutorial on code
wenzelm@24800
  1461
generation from Isabelle/HOL theories is available via "isatool doc
wenzelm@24800
  1462
codegen".
haftmann@20188
  1463
wenzelm@25129
  1464
* Code generator: consts in 'consts_code' Isar commands are now
wenzelm@25129
  1465
referred to by usual term syntax (including optional type
wenzelm@25129
  1466
annotations).
wenzelm@25129
  1467
wenzelm@19254
  1468
* Command 'no_translations' removes translation rules from theory
wenzelm@19254
  1469
syntax.
wenzelm@19254
  1470
wenzelm@19625
  1471
* Overloaded definitions are now actually checked for acyclic
wenzelm@19714
  1472
dependencies.  The overloading scheme is slightly more general than
wenzelm@19714
  1473
that of Haskell98, although Isabelle does not demand an exact
wenzelm@19714
  1474
correspondence to type class and instance declarations.
wenzelm@19714
  1475
INCOMPATIBILITY, use ``defs (unchecked overloaded)'' to admit more
wenzelm@19714
  1476
exotic versions of overloading -- at the discretion of the user!
wenzelm@19711
  1477
wenzelm@19711
  1478
Polymorphic constants are represented via type arguments, i.e. the
wenzelm@19711
  1479
instantiation that matches an instance against the most general
wenzelm@19711
  1480
declaration given in the signature.  For example, with the declaration
wenzelm@19711
  1481
c :: 'a => 'a => 'a, an instance c :: nat => nat => nat is represented
wenzelm@19711
  1482
as c(nat).  Overloading is essentially simultaneous structural
wenzelm@19711
  1483
recursion over such type arguments.  Incomplete specification patterns
wenzelm@19714
  1484
impose global constraints on all occurrences, e.g. c('a * 'a) on the
wenzelm@19715
  1485
LHS means that more general c('a * 'b) will be disallowed on any RHS.
wenzelm@19714
  1486
Command 'print_theory' outputs the normalized system of recursive
wenzelm@19714
  1487
equations, see section "definitions".
wenzelm@19625
  1488
wenzelm@24086
  1489
* Configuration options are maintained within the theory or proof
wenzelm@24086
  1490
context (with name and type bool/int/string), providing a very simple
wenzelm@24086
  1491
interface to a poor-man's version of general context data.  Tools may
wenzelm@24110
  1492
declare options in ML (e.g. using Attrib.config_int) and then refer to
wenzelm@24110
  1493
these values using Config.get etc.  Users may change options via an
wenzelm@24110
  1494
associated attribute of the same name.  This form of context
wenzelm@24110
  1495
declaration works particularly well with commands 'declare' or
wenzelm@24110
  1496
'using', for example ``declare [[foo = 42]]''.  Thus it has become
wenzelm@24110
  1497
very easy to avoid global references, which would not observe Isar
wenzelm@24110
  1498
toplevel undo/redo and fail to work with multithreading.
wenzelm@24086
  1499
wenzelm@24172
  1500
Various global ML references of Pure and HOL have been turned into
wenzelm@24172
  1501
configuration options:
wenzelm@24172
  1502
wenzelm@24172
  1503
  Unify.search_bound		unify_search_bound
wenzelm@24172
  1504
  Unify.trace_bound		unify_trace_bound
wenzelm@24172
  1505
  Unify.trace_simp		unify_trace_simp
wenzelm@24172
  1506
  Unify.trace_types		unify_trace_types
wenzelm@24172
  1507
  Simplifier.simp_depth_limit	simp_depth_limit
wenzelm@24172
  1508
  Blast.depth_limit		blast_depth_limit
wenzelm@24172
  1509
  DatatypeProp.dtK		datatype_distinctness_limit
wenzelm@24172
  1510
  fast_arith_neq_limit  	fast_arith_neq_limit
wenzelm@24172
  1511
  fast_arith_split_limit	fast_arith_split_limit
wenzelm@24172
  1512
wenzelm@24086
  1513
* Named collections of theorems may be easily installed as context
wenzelm@24800
  1514
data using the functor NamedThmsFun (see also
wenzelm@24086
  1515
src/Pure/Tools/named_thms.ML).  The user may add or delete facts via
wenzelm@24110
  1516
attributes; there is also a toplevel print command.  This facility is
wenzelm@24110
  1517
just a common case of general context data, which is the preferred way
wenzelm@24110
  1518
for anything more complex than just a list of facts in canonical
wenzelm@24110
  1519
order.
wenzelm@24086
  1520
wenzelm@24032
  1521
* Isar: command 'declaration' augments a local theory by generic
wenzelm@24032
  1522
declaration functions written in ML.  This enables arbitrary content
wenzelm@24032
  1523
being added to the context, depending on a morphism that tells the
wenzelm@24032
  1524
difference of the original declaration context wrt. the application
wenzelm@24032
  1525
context encountered later on.
wenzelm@24032
  1526
wenzelm@24032
  1527
* Isar: proper interfaces for simplification procedures.  Command
wenzelm@24032
  1528
'simproc_setup' declares named simprocs (with match patterns, and body
wenzelm@24032
  1529
text in ML).  Attribute "simproc" adds/deletes simprocs in the current
wenzelm@24032
  1530
context.  ML antiquotation @{simproc name} retrieves named simprocs.
wenzelm@24032
  1531
wenzelm@24032
  1532
* Isar: an extra pair of brackets around attribute declarations
wenzelm@24032
  1533
abbreviates a theorem reference involving an internal dummy fact,
wenzelm@24032
  1534
which will be ignored later --- only the effect of the attribute on
wenzelm@24032
  1535
the background context will persist.  This form of in-place
wenzelm@24032
  1536
declarations is particularly useful with commands like 'declare' and
wenzelm@24032
  1537
'using', for example ``have A using [[simproc a]] by simp''.
wenzelm@24032
  1538
wenzelm@23369
  1539
* Isar: method "assumption" (and implicit closing of subproofs) now
wenzelm@23369
  1540
takes simple non-atomic goal assumptions into account: after applying
wenzelm@23369
  1541
an assumption as a rule the resulting subgoals are solved by atomic
wenzelm@23369
  1542
assumption steps.  This is particularly useful to finish 'obtain'
wenzelm@23369
  1543
goals, such as "!!x. (!!x. P x ==> thesis) ==> P x ==> thesis",
wenzelm@23369
  1544
without referring to the original premise "!!x. P x ==> thesis" in the
wenzelm@23369
  1545
Isar proof context.  POTENTIAL INCOMPATIBILITY: method "assumption" is
wenzelm@23369
  1546
more permissive.
wenzelm@23369
  1547
wenzelm@23369
  1548
* Isar: implicit use of prems from the Isar proof context is
wenzelm@23369
  1549
considered a legacy feature.  Common applications like ``have A .''
wenzelm@23369
  1550
may be replaced by ``have A by fact'' or ``note `A`''.  In general,
wenzelm@23369
  1551
referencing facts explicitly here improves readability and
wenzelm@23369
  1552
maintainability of proof texts.
wenzelm@23369
  1553
wenzelm@17865
  1554
* Isar: improper proof element 'guess' is like 'obtain', but derives
wenzelm@17865
  1555
the obtained context from the course of reasoning!  For example:
wenzelm@17865
  1556
wenzelm@17865
  1557
  assume "EX x y. A x & B y"   -- "any previous fact"
wenzelm@17865
  1558
  then guess x and y by clarify
wenzelm@17865
  1559
wenzelm@17865
  1560
This technique is potentially adventurous, depending on the facts and
wenzelm@17865
  1561
proof tools being involved here.
wenzelm@17865
  1562
wenzelm@18020
  1563
* Isar: known facts from the proof context may be specified as literal
wenzelm@18020
  1564
propositions, using ASCII back-quote syntax.  This works wherever
wenzelm@18020
  1565
named facts used to be allowed so far, in proof commands, proof
wenzelm@18020
  1566
methods, attributes etc.  Literal facts are retrieved from the context
wenzelm@18020
  1567
according to unification of type and term parameters.  For example,
wenzelm@18020
  1568
provided that "A" and "A ==> B" and "!!x. P x ==> Q x" are known
wenzelm@18020
  1569
theorems in the current context, then these are valid literal facts:
wenzelm@18020
  1570
`A` and `A ==> B` and `!!x. P x ==> Q x" as well as `P a ==> Q a` etc.
wenzelm@18020
  1571
wenzelm@18020
  1572
There is also a proof method "fact" which does the same composition
wenzelm@18044
  1573
for explicit goal states, e.g. the following proof texts coincide with
wenzelm@18044
  1574
certain special cases of literal facts:
wenzelm@18020
  1575
wenzelm@18020
  1576
  have "A" by fact                 ==  note `A`
wenzelm@18020
  1577
  have "A ==> B" by fact           ==  note `A ==> B`
wenzelm@18020
  1578
  have "!!x. P x ==> Q x" by fact  ==  note `!!x. P x ==> Q x`
wenzelm@18020
  1579
  have "P a ==> Q a" by fact       ==  note `P a ==> Q a`
wenzelm@18020
  1580
wenzelm@20118
  1581
* Isar: ":" (colon) is no longer a symbolic identifier character in
wenzelm@20118
  1582
outer syntax.  Thus symbolic identifiers may be used without
wenzelm@20118
  1583
additional white space in declarations like this: ``assume *: A''.
wenzelm@20118
  1584
wenzelm@20013
  1585
* Isar: 'print_facts' prints all local facts of the current context,
wenzelm@20013
  1586
both named and unnamed ones.
wenzelm@20013
  1587
wenzelm@18308
  1588
* Isar: 'def' now admits simultaneous definitions, e.g.:
wenzelm@18308
  1589
wenzelm@18308
  1590
  def x == "t" and y == "u"
wenzelm@18308
  1591
wenzelm@18540
  1592
* Isar: added command 'unfolding', which is structurally similar to
wenzelm@18540
  1593
'using', but affects both the goal state and facts by unfolding given
wenzelm@18815
  1594
rewrite rules.  Thus many occurrences of the 'unfold' method or
wenzelm@18540
  1595
'unfolded' attribute may be replaced by first-class proof text.
wenzelm@18540
  1596
wenzelm@18815
  1597
* Isar: methods 'unfold' / 'fold', attributes 'unfolded' / 'folded',
wenzelm@18815
  1598
and command 'unfolding' now all support object-level equalities
wenzelm@18815
  1599
(potentially conditional).  The underlying notion of rewrite rule is
wenzelm@18815
  1600
analogous to the 'rule_format' attribute, but *not* that of the
wenzelm@18815
  1601
Simplifier (which is usually more generous).
wenzelm@18815
  1602
kleing@24238
  1603
* Isar: the new attribute [rotated n] (default n = 1) rotates the
kleing@24238
  1604
premises of a theorem by n. Useful in conjunction with drule.
kleing@24238
  1605
wenzelm@19220
  1606
* Isar: the goal restriction operator [N] (default N = 1) evaluates a
wenzelm@19220
  1607
method expression within a sandbox consisting of the first N
wenzelm@19240
  1608
sub-goals, which need to exist.  For example, ``simp_all [3]''
wenzelm@19240
  1609
simplifies the first three sub-goals, while (rule foo, simp_all)[]
wenzelm@19240
  1610
simplifies all new goals that emerge from applying rule foo to the
wenzelm@19240
  1611
originally first one.
wenzelm@19220
  1612
wenzelm@19814
  1613
* Isar: schematic goals are no longer restricted to higher-order
wenzelm@19814
  1614
patterns; e.g. ``lemma "?P(?x)" by (rule TrueI)'' now works as
wenzelm@19814
  1615
expected.
wenzelm@19814
  1616
wenzelm@18901
  1617
* Isar: the conclusion of a long theorem statement is now either
wenzelm@18901
  1618
'shows' (a simultaneous conjunction, as before), or 'obtains'
wenzelm@18901
  1619
(essentially a disjunction of cases with local parameters and
wenzelm@18901
  1620
assumptions).  The latter allows to express general elimination rules
wenzelm@18910
  1621
adequately; in this notation common elimination rules look like this:
wenzelm@18901
  1622
wenzelm@18901
  1623
  lemma exE:    -- "EX x. P x ==> (!!x. P x ==> thesis) ==> thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1624
    assumes "EX x. P x"
wenzelm@18901
  1625
    obtains x where "P x"
wenzelm@18901
  1626
wenzelm@18901
  1627
  lemma conjE:  -- "A & B ==> (A ==> B ==> thesis) ==> thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1628
    assumes "A & B"
wenzelm@18901
  1629
    obtains A and B
wenzelm@18901
  1630
wenzelm@18901
  1631
  lemma disjE:  -- "A | B ==> (A ==> thesis) ==> (B ==> thesis) ==> thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1632
    assumes "A | B"
wenzelm@18901
  1633
    obtains
wenzelm@18901
  1634
      A
wenzelm@18901
  1635
    | B
wenzelm@18901
  1636
wenzelm@18910
  1637
The subsequent classical rules even refer to the formal "thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1638
explicitly:
wenzelm@18901
  1639
wenzelm@18901
  1640
  lemma classical:     -- "(~ thesis ==> thesis) ==> thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1641
    obtains "~ thesis"
wenzelm@18901
  1642
wenzelm@18910
  1643
  lemma Peirce's_Law:  -- "((thesis ==> something) ==> thesis) ==> thesis"
wenzelm@18910
  1644
    obtains "thesis ==> something"
wenzelm@18901
  1645
wenzelm@18901
  1646
The actual proof of an 'obtains' statement is analogous to that of the
wenzelm@18910
  1647
Isar proof element 'obtain', only that there may be several cases.
wenzelm@18910
  1648
Optional case names may be specified in parentheses; these will be
wenzelm@18910
  1649
available both in the present proof and as annotations in the
wenzelm@18910
  1650
resulting rule, for later use with the 'cases' method (cf. attribute
wenzelm@18910
  1651
case_names).
wenzelm@18901
  1652
wenzelm@21447
  1653
* Isar: the assumptions of a long theorem statement are available as
wenzelm@21447
  1654
"assms" fact in the proof context.  This is more appropriate than the
wenzelm@21447
  1655
(historical) "prems", which refers to all assumptions of the current
wenzelm@21447
  1656
context, including those from the target locale, proof body etc.
wenzelm@21447
  1657
wenzelm@19263
  1658
* Isar: 'print_statement' prints theorems from the current theory or
wenzelm@19263
  1659
proof context in long statement form, according to the syntax of a
wenzelm@19263
  1660
top-level lemma.
wenzelm@19263
  1661
wenzelm@18901
  1662
* Isar: 'obtain' takes an optional case name for the local context
wenzelm@18901
  1663
introduction rule (default "that").
wenzelm@18901
  1664
wenzelm@19587
  1665
* Isar: removed obsolete 'concl is' patterns.  INCOMPATIBILITY, use
wenzelm@19587
  1666
explicit (is "_ ==> ?foo") in the rare cases where this still happens
wenzelm@19587
  1667
to occur.
wenzelm@19587
  1668
wenzelm@19682
  1669
* Pure: syntax "CONST name" produces a fully internalized constant
wenzelm@19682
  1670
according to the current context.  This is particularly useful for
wenzelm@19682
  1671
syntax translations that should refer to internal constant
wenzelm@19682
  1672
representations independently of name spaces.
wenzelm@19682
  1673
wenzelm@21537
  1674
* Pure: syntax constant for foo (binder "FOO ") is called "foo_binder"
wenzelm@21537
  1675
instead of "FOO ". This allows multiple binder declarations to coexist
wenzelm@21537
  1676
in the same context.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@21537
  1677
wenzelm@21209
  1678
* Isar/locales: 'notation' provides a robust interface to the 'syntax'
wenzelm@21209
  1679
primitive that also works in a locale context (both for constants and
wenzelm@24950
  1680
fixed variables). Type declaration and internal syntactic representation
wenzelm@24950
  1681
of given constants retrieved from the context. Likewise, the
wenzelm@24950
  1682
'no_notation' command allows to remove given syntax annotations from the
wenzelm@24950
  1683
current context.
wenzelm@19682
  1684
wenzelm@19665
  1685
* Isar/locales: new derived specification elements 'axiomatization',
wenzelm@19665
  1686
'definition', 'abbreviation', which support type-inference, admit
wenzelm@19083
  1687
object-level specifications (equality, equivalence).  See also the
wenzelm@19083
  1688
isar-ref manual.  Examples:
wenzelm@19081
  1689
wenzelm@19665
  1690
  axiomatization
wenzelm@21595
  1691
    eq  (infix "===" 50) where
wenzelm@21595
  1692
    eq_refl: "x === x" and eq_subst: "x === y ==> P x ==> P y"
wenzelm@21595
  1693
wenzelm@21595
  1694
  definition "f x y = x + y + 1"
wenzelm@21595
  1695
  definition g where "g x = f x x"
wenzelm@19081
  1696
wenzelm@19363
  1697
  abbreviation
wenzelm@21595
  1698
    neq  (infix "=!=" 50) where
wenzelm@19363
  1699
    "x =!= y == ~ (x === y)"
wenzelm@19081
  1700
wenzelm@19083
  1701
These specifications may be also used in a locale context.  Then the
wenzelm@19083
  1702
constants being introduced depend on certain fixed parameters, and the
wenzelm@19083
  1703
constant name is qualified by the locale base name.  An internal
wenzelm@19083
  1704
abbreviation takes care for convenient input and output, making the
wenzelm@19088
  1705
parameters implicit and using the original short name.  See also
wenzelm@25177
  1706
src/HOL/ex/Abstract_NAT.thy for an example of deriving polymorphic
wenzelm@19083
  1707
entities from a monomorphic theory.
wenzelm@19083
  1708
wenzelm@19083
  1709
Presently, abbreviations are only available 'in' a target locale, but
wenzelm@19363
  1710
not inherited by general import expressions.  Also note that
wenzelm@19363
  1711
'abbreviation' may be used as a type-safe replacement for 'syntax' +
wenzelm@24735
  1712
'translations' in common applications.  The "no_abbrevs" print mode
wenzelm@24735
  1713
prevents folding of abbreviations in term output.
wenzelm@19084
  1714
wenzelm@19682
  1715
Concrete syntax is attached to specified constants in internal form,
wenzelm@19682
  1716
independently of name spaces.  The parse tree representation is
wenzelm@21209
  1717
slightly different -- use 'notation' instead of raw 'syntax', and
wenzelm@19682
  1718
'translations' with explicit "CONST" markup to accommodate this.
wenzelm@19665
  1719
wenzelm@24800
  1720
* Pure/Isar: unified syntax for new-style specification mechanisms
wenzelm@24800
  1721
(e.g.  'definition', 'abbreviation', or 'inductive' in HOL) admits
wenzelm@24800
  1722
full type inference and dummy patterns ("_").  For example:
wenzelm@24735
  1723
wenzelm@24735
  1724
  definition "K x _ = x"
wenzelm@24735
  1725
wenzelm@24738
  1726
  inductive conj for A B
wenzelm@24738
  1727
  where "A ==> B ==> conj A B"
wenzelm@24738
  1728
wenzelm@21735
  1729
* Pure: command 'print_abbrevs' prints all constant abbreviations of
wenzelm@21735
  1730
the current context.  Print mode "no_abbrevs" prevents inversion of
wenzelm@21735
  1731
abbreviations on output.
wenzelm@21735
  1732
wenzelm@24800
  1733
* Isar/locales: improved parameter handling: use of locales "var" and
wenzelm@24800
  1734
"struct" no longer necessary; - parameter renamings are no longer
wenzelm@24800
  1735
required to be injective.  For example, this allows to define
wenzelm@24800
  1736
endomorphisms as locale endom = homom mult mult h.
ballarin@19783
  1737
ballarin@19931
  1738
* Isar/locales: changed the way locales with predicates are defined.
ballarin@19931
  1739
Instead of accumulating the specification, the imported expression is
wenzelm@22126
  1740
now an interpretation.  INCOMPATIBILITY: different normal form of
wenzelm@22126
  1741
locale expressions.  In particular, in interpretations of locales with
wenzelm@22126
  1742
predicates, goals repesenting already interpreted fragments are not
wenzelm@22126
  1743
removed automatically.  Use methods `intro_locales' and
wenzelm@22126
  1744
`unfold_locales'; see below.
wenzelm@22126
  1745
wenzelm@22126
  1746
* Isar/locales: new methods `intro_locales' and `unfold_locales'
wenzelm@22126
  1747
provide backward reasoning on locales predicates.  The methods are
wenzelm@22126
  1748
aware of interpretations and discharge corresponding goals.
wenzelm@22126
  1749
`intro_locales' is less aggressive then `unfold_locales' and does not
wenzelm@22126
  1750
unfold predicates to assumptions.
ballarin@19931
  1751
ballarin@19931
  1752
* Isar/locales: the order in which locale fragments are accumulated
wenzelm@22126
  1753
has changed.  This enables to override declarations from fragments due
wenzelm@22126
  1754
to interpretations -- for example, unwanted simp rules.
ballarin@19931
  1755
ballarin@23920
  1756
* Isar/locales: interpretation in theories and proof contexts has been
ballarin@23920
  1757
extended.  One may now specify (and prove) equations, which are
ballarin@23920
  1758
unfolded in interpreted theorems.  This is useful for replacing
ballarin@23920
  1759
defined concepts (constants depending on locale parameters) by
ballarin@23920
  1760
concepts already existing in the target context.  Example:
ballarin@23920
  1761
ballarin@23920
  1762
  interpretation partial_order ["op <= :: [int, int] => bool"]
ballarin@23920
  1763
    where "partial_order.less (op <=) (x::int) y = (x < y)"
ballarin@23920
  1764
wenzelm@24800
  1765
Typically, the constant `partial_order.less' is created by a
wenzelm@24800
  1766
definition specification element in the context of locale
wenzelm@24800
  1767
partial_order.
wenzelm@24800
  1768
wenzelm@24859
  1769
* Method "induct": improved internal context management to support
wenzelm@24800
  1770
local fixes and defines on-the-fly. Thus explicit meta-level
wenzelm@24800
  1771
connectives !!  and ==> are rarely required anymore in inductive goals
wenzelm@24800
  1772
(using object-logic connectives for this purpose has been long
wenzelm@24800
  1773
obsolete anyway). Common proof patterns are explained in
wenzelm@25177
  1774
src/HOL/Induct/Common_Patterns.thy, see also
wenzelm@25177
  1775
src/HOL/Isar_examples/Puzzle.thy and src/HOL/Lambda for realistic
wenzelm@25177
  1776
examples.
wenzelm@24606
  1777
wenzelm@24859
  1778
* Method "induct": improved handling of simultaneous goals. Instead of
wenzelm@24606
  1779
introducing object-level conjunction, the statement is now split into
wenzelm@24606
  1780
several conclusions, while the corresponding symbolic cases are nested
wenzelm@24606
  1781
accordingly. INCOMPATIBILITY, proofs need to be structured explicitly,
wenzelm@25177
  1782
see src/HOL/Induct/Common_Patterns.thy, for example.
wenzelm@24606
  1783
wenzelm@24859
  1784
* Method "induct": mutual induction rules are now specified as a list
wenzelm@24800
  1785
of rule sharing the same induction cases. HOL packages usually provide
wenzelm@24606
  1786
foo_bar.inducts for mutually defined items foo and bar (e.g. inductive
wenzelm@24859
  1787
predicates/sets or datatypes). INCOMPATIBILITY, users need to specify
wenzelm@24859
  1788
mutual induction rules differently, i.e. like this:
wenzelm@18506
  1789
wenzelm@18506
  1790
  (induct rule: foo_bar.inducts)
wenzelm@18506
  1791
  (induct set: foo bar)
wenzelm@24859
  1792
  (induct pred: foo bar)
wenzelm@18506
  1793
  (induct type: foo bar)
wenzelm@18506
  1794
wenzelm@18506
  1795
The ML function ProjectRule.projections turns old-style rules into the
wenzelm@18506
  1796
new format.
wenzelm@18506
  1797
wenzelm@24859
  1798
* Method "coinduct": dual of induction, see
wenzelm@18399
  1799
src/HOL/Library/Coinductive_List.thy for various examples.
wenzelm@18399
  1800
wenzelm@24859
  1801
* Method "cases", "induct", "coinduct": the ``(open)'' option is
wenzelm@24859
  1802
considered a legacy feature.
wenzelm@24859
  1803
wenzelm@20919
  1804
* Attribute "symmetric" produces result with standardized schematic
wenzelm@20919
  1805
variables (index 0).  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@20919
  1806
wenzelm@22126
  1807
* Simplifier: by default the simplifier trace only shows top level
wenzelm@22126
  1808
rewrites now. That is, trace_simp_depth_limit is set to 1 by
wenzelm@22126
  1809
default. Thus there is less danger of being flooded by the trace. The
wenzelm@22126
  1810
trace indicates where parts have been suppressed.
nipkow@18674
  1811
  
wenzelm@18536
  1812
* Provers/classical: removed obsolete classical version of elim_format
wenzelm@18536
  1813
attribute; classical elim/dest rules are now treated uniformly when
wenzelm@18536
  1814
manipulating the claset.
wenzelm@18536
  1815
wenzelm@18694
  1816
* Provers/classical: stricter checks to ensure that supplied intro,
wenzelm@18694
  1817
dest and elim rules are well-formed; dest and elim rules must have at
wenzelm@18694
  1818
least one premise.
wenzelm@18694
  1819
wenzelm@18694
  1820
* Provers/classical: attributes dest/elim/intro take an optional
wenzelm@18695
  1821
weight argument for the rule (just as the Pure versions).  Weights are
wenzelm@18696
  1822
ignored by automated tools, but determine the search order of single
wenzelm@18694
  1823
rule steps.
paulson@18557
  1824
wenzelm@18536
  1825
* Syntax: input syntax now supports dummy variable binding "%_. b",
wenzelm@18536
  1826
where the body does not mention the bound variable.  Note that dummy
wenzelm@18536
  1827
patterns implicitly depend on their context of bounds, which makes
wenzelm@18536
  1828
"{_. _}" match any set comprehension as expected.  Potential
wenzelm@18536
  1829
INCOMPATIBILITY -- parse translations need to cope with syntactic
wenzelm@18536
  1830
constant "_idtdummy" in the binding position.
wenzelm@18536
  1831
wenzelm@18536
  1832
* Syntax: removed obsolete syntactic constant "_K" and its associated
wenzelm@18536
  1833
parse translation.  INCOMPATIBILITY -- use dummy abstraction instead,
wenzelm@18536
  1834
for example "A -> B" => "Pi A (%_. B)".
wenzelm@17779
  1835
wenzelm@20582
  1836
* Pure: 'class_deps' command visualizes the subclass relation, using
wenzelm@20582
  1837
the graph browser tool.
wenzelm@20582
  1838
wenzelm@24800
  1839
* Pure: 'print_theory' now suppresses certain internal declarations by
wenzelm@24800
  1840
default; use '!' option for full details.
wenzelm@20620
  1841
wenzelm@17865
  1842
nipkow@17806
  1843
*** HOL ***
nipkow@17806
  1844
wenzelm@25129
  1845
* Method "metis" proves goals by applying the Metis general-purpose
wenzelm@25129
  1846
resolution prover (see also http://gilith.com/software/metis/).
wenzelm@25129
  1847
Examples are in the directory MetisExamples.  WARNING: the
wenzelm@25129
  1848
Isabelle/HOL-Metis integration does not yet work properly with
wenzelm@25129
  1849
multi-threading.
wenzelm@25129
  1850
  
wenzelm@25129
  1851
* Command 'sledgehammer' invokes external automatic theorem provers as
wenzelm@25129
  1852
background processes.  It generates calls to the "metis" method if
wenzelm@25129
  1853
successful. These can be pasted into the proof.  Users do not have to
wenzelm@25129
  1854
wait for the automatic provers to return.  WARNING: does not really
wenzelm@25129
  1855
work with multi-threading.
wenzelm@25129
  1856
wenzelm@24804
  1857
* New "auto_quickcheck" feature tests outermost goal statements for
wenzelm@24804
  1858
potential counter-examples.  Controlled by ML references
wenzelm@24804
  1859
auto_quickcheck (default true) and auto_quickcheck_time_limit (default
wenzelm@25129
  1860
5000 milliseconds).  Fails silently if statements is outside of
wenzelm@25129
  1861
executable fragment, or any other codgenerator problem occurs.
wenzelm@24804
  1862
haftmann@25184
  1863
* New constant "undefined" with axiom "undefined x = undefined".
haftmann@25184
  1864
haftmann@25184
  1865
* Added class "HOL.eq", allowing for code generation with polymorphic
haftmann@25184
  1866
equality.
haftmann@25184
  1867
haftmann@25184
  1868
* Some renaming of class constants due to canonical name prefixing in
haftmann@25184
  1869
the new 'class' package:
haftmann@25184
  1870
haftmann@25184
  1871
    HOL.abs ~> HOL.abs_class.abs
haftmann@25184
  1872
    HOL.divide ~> HOL.divide_class.divide
haftmann@25184
  1873
    0 ~> HOL.zero_class.zero
haftmann@25184
  1874
    1 ~> HOL.one_class.one
haftmann@25184
  1875
    op + ~> HOL.plus_class.plus
haftmann@25184
  1876
    op - ~> HOL.minus_class.minus
haftmann@25184
  1877
    uminus ~> HOL.minus_class.uminus
haftmann@25184
  1878
    op * ~> HOL.times_class.times
haftmann@25184
  1879
    op < ~> HOL.ord_class.less
haftmann@25184
  1880
    op <= > HOL.ord_class.less_eq
haftmann@25184
  1881
    Nat.power ~> Power.power_class.power
haftmann@25184
  1882
    Nat.size ~> Nat.size_class.size
haftmann@25184
  1883
    Numeral.number_of ~> Numeral.number_class.number_of
haftmann@25184
  1884
    FixedPoint.Inf ~> Lattices.complete_lattice_class.Inf
haftmann@25184
  1885
    FixedPoint.Sup ~> Lattices.complete_lattice_class.Sup
haftmann@25184
  1886
    Orderings.min ~> Orderings.ord_class.min
haftmann@25184
  1887
    Orderings.max ~> Orderings.ord_class.max
haftmann@25184
  1888
    Divides.op div ~> Divides.div_class.div
haftmann@25184
  1889
    Divides.op mod ~> Divides.div_class.mod
haftmann@25184
  1890
    Divides.op dvd ~> Divides.div_class.dvd
haftmann@25184
  1891
haftmann@25184
  1892
INCOMPATIBILITY.  Adaptions may be required in the following cases:
haftmann@25184
  1893
haftmann@25184
  1894
a) User-defined constants using any of the names "plus", "minus",
haftmann@25184
  1895
"times", "less" or "less_eq". The standard syntax translations for
haftmann@25184
  1896
"+", "-" and "*" may go wrong.  INCOMPATIBILITY: use more specific
haftmann@25184
  1897
names.
haftmann@25184
  1898
haftmann@25184
  1899
b) Variables named "plus", "minus", "times", "less", "less_eq"
haftmann@25184
  1900
INCOMPATIBILITY: use more specific names.
haftmann@25184
  1901
haftmann@25184
  1902
c) Permutative equations (e.g. "a + b = b + a")
haftmann@25184
  1903
Since the change of names also changes the order of terms, permutative
haftmann@25184
  1904
rewrite rules may get applied in a different order. Experience shows
haftmann@25184
  1905
that this is rarely the case (only two adaptions in the whole Isabelle
haftmann@25184
  1906
distribution).  INCOMPATIBILITY: rewrite proofs
haftmann@25184
  1907
haftmann@25184
  1908
d) ML code directly refering to constant names
haftmann@25184
  1909
This in general only affects hand-written proof tactics, simprocs and
haftmann@25184
  1910
so on.  INCOMPATIBILITY: grep your sourcecode and replace names.
haftmann@25184
  1911
Consider using @{const_name} antiquotation.
haftmann@25184
  1912
haftmann@25184
  1913
* New class "default" with associated constant "default".
haftmann@25184
  1914
haftmann@25184
  1915
* Function "sgn" is now overloaded and available on int, real, complex
haftmann@25184
  1916
(and other numeric types), using class "sgn".  Two possible defs of
haftmann@25184
  1917
sgn are given as equational assumptions in the classes sgn_if and
haftmann@25184
  1918
sgn_div_norm; ordered_idom now also inherits from sgn_if.
haftmann@25184
  1919
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25184
  1920
haftmann@25184
  1921
* Locale "partial_order" now unified with class "order" (cf. theory
haftmann@25184
  1922
Orderings), added parameter "less".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25184
  1923
haftmann@25184
  1924
* Renamings in classes "order" and "linorder": facts "refl", "trans" and
haftmann@25184
  1925
"cases" to "order_refl", "order_trans" and "linorder_cases", to avoid
haftmann@25184
  1926
clashes with HOL "refl" and "trans".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25184
  1927
haftmann@25184
  1928
* Classes "order" and "linorder": potential INCOMPATIBILITY due to
haftmann@25184
  1929
changed order of proof goals in instance proofs.
haftmann@25184
  1930
haftmann@25184
  1931
* The transitivity reasoner for partial and linear orders is set up
haftmann@25184
  1932
for classes "order" and "linorder".  Instances of the reasoner are available
haftmann@25184
  1933
in all contexts importing or interpreting the corresponding locales.
haftmann@25184
  1934
Method "order" invokes the reasoner separately; the reasoner
haftmann@25184
  1935
is also integrated with the Simplifier as a solver.  Diagnostic
haftmann@25184
  1936
command 'print_orders' shows the available instances of the reasoner
haftmann@25184
  1937
in the current context.
haftmann@25184
  1938
haftmann@25184
  1939
* Localized monotonicity predicate in theory "Orderings"; integrated
haftmann@25184
  1940
lemmas max_of_mono and min_of_mono with this predicate.
haftmann@25184
  1941
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@25184
  1942
haftmann@25184
  1943
* Formulation of theorem "dense" changed slightly due to integration
haftmann@25184
  1944
with new class dense_linear_order.
haftmann@25184
  1945
haftmann@25184
  1946
* Uniform lattice theory development in HOL.
haftmann@25184
  1947
haftmann@25184
  1948
    constants "meet" and "join" now named "inf" and "sup"
haftmann@25184
  1949
    constant "Meet" now named "Inf"
haftmann@25184
  1950
haftmann@25184
  1951
    classes "meet_semilorder" and "join_semilorder" now named
haftmann@25184
  1952
      "lower_semilattice" and "upper_semilattice"
haftmann@25184
  1953
    class "lorder" now named "lattice"
haftmann@25184
  1954
    class "comp_lat" now named "complete_lattice"
haftmann@25184
  1955
haftmann@25184
  1956
    Instantiation of lattice classes allows explicit definitions
haftmann@25184
  1957
    for "inf" and "sup" operations (or "Inf" and "Sup" for complete lattices).
haftmann@25184
  1958
haftmann@25184
  1959
  INCOMPATIBILITY.  Theorem renames:
haftmann@25184
  1960
haftmann@25184
  1961
    meet_left_le            ~> inf_le1
haftmann@25184
  1962
    meet_right_le           ~> inf_le2
haftmann@25184
  1963
    join_left_le            ~> sup_ge1
haftmann@25184
  1964
    join_right_le           ~> sup_ge2
haftmann@25184
  1965
    meet_join_le            ~> inf_sup_ord
haftmann@25184
  1966
    le_meetI                ~> le_infI
haftmann@25184
  1967
    join_leI                ~> le_supI
haftmann@25184
  1968
    le_meet                 ~> le_inf_iff
haftmann@25184
  1969
    le_join                 ~> ge_sup_conv
haftmann@25184
  1970
    meet_idempotent         ~> inf_idem
haftmann@25184
  1971
    join_idempotent         ~> sup_idem
haftmann@25184
  1972
    meet_comm               ~> inf_commute
haftmann@25184
  1973
    join_comm               ~> sup_commute
haftmann@25184
  1974
    meet_leI1               ~> le_infI1
haftmann@25184
  1975
    meet_leI2               ~> le_infI2
haftmann@25184
  1976
    le_joinI1               ~> le_supI1
haftmann@25184
  1977
    le_joinI2               ~> le_supI2
haftmann@25184
  1978
    meet_assoc              ~> inf_assoc
haftmann@25184
  1979
    join_assoc              ~> sup_assoc
haftmann@25184
  1980
    meet_left_comm          ~> inf_left_commute
haftmann@25184
  1981
    meet_left_idempotent    ~> inf_left_idem
haftmann@25184
  1982
    join_left_comm          ~> sup_left_commute
haftmann@25184
  1983
    join_left_idempotent    ~> sup_left_idem
haftmann@25184
  1984
    meet_aci                ~> inf_aci
haftmann@25184
  1985
    join_aci                ~> sup_aci
haftmann@25184
  1986
    le_def_meet             ~> le_iff_inf
haftmann@25184
  1987
    le_def_join             ~> le_iff_sup
haftmann@25184
  1988
    join_absorp2            ~> sup_absorb2
haftmann@25184
  1989
    join_absorp1            ~> sup_absorb1
haftmann@25184
  1990
    meet_absorp1            ~> inf_absorb1
haftmann@25184
  1991
    meet_absorp2            ~> inf_absorb2
haftmann@25184
  1992
    meet_join_absorp        ~> inf_sup_absorb
haftmann@25184
  1993
    join_meet_absorp        ~> sup_inf_absorb
haftmann@25184
  1994
    distrib_join_le         ~> distrib_sup_le
haftmann@25184
  1995
    distrib_meet_le         ~> distrib_inf_le
haftmann@25184
  1996
haftmann@25184
  1997
    add_meet_distrib_left   ~> add_inf_distrib_left
haftmann@25184
  1998
    add_join_distrib_left   ~> add_sup_distrib_left
haftmann@25184
  1999
    is_join_neg_meet        ~> is_join_neg_inf
haftmann@25184
  2000
    is_meet_neg_join        ~> is_meet_neg_sup
haftmann@25184
  2001
    add_meet_distrib_right  ~> add_inf_distrib_right
haftmann@25184
  2002
    add_join_distrib_right  ~> add_sup_distrib_right
haftmann@25184
  2003
    add_meet_join_distribs  ~> add_sup_inf_distribs
haftmann@25184
  2004
    join_eq_neg_meet        ~> sup_eq_neg_inf
haftmann@25184
  2005
    meet_eq_neg_join        ~> inf_eq_neg_sup
haftmann@25184
  2006
    add_eq_meet_join        ~> add_eq_inf_sup
haftmann@25184
  2007
    meet_0_imp_0            ~> inf_0_imp_0
haftmann@25184
  2008
    join_0_imp_0            ~> sup_0_imp_0
haftmann@25184
  2009
    meet_0_eq_0             ~> inf_0_eq_0
haftmann@25184
  2010
    join_0_eq_0             ~> sup_0_eq_0
haftmann@25184
  2011
    neg_meet_eq_join        ~> neg_inf_eq_sup
haftmann@25184
  2012
    neg_join_eq_meet        ~> neg_sup_eq_inf
haftmann@25184
  2013
    join_eq_if              ~> sup_eq_if
haftmann@25184
  2014
haftmann@25184
  2015
    mono_meet               ~> mono_inf
haftmann@25184
  2016
    mono_join               ~> mono_sup
haftmann@25184
  2017
    meet_bool_eq            ~> inf_bool_eq
haftmann@25184
  2018
    join_bool_eq            ~> sup_bool_eq
haftmann@25184
  2019
    meet_fun_eq             ~> inf_fun_eq
haftmann@25184
  2020
    join_fun_eq             ~> sup_fun_eq
haftmann@25184
  2021
    meet_set_eq             ~> inf_set_eq
haftmann@25184
  2022
    join_set_eq             ~> sup_set_eq
haftmann@25184
  2023
    meet1_iff               ~> inf1_iff
haftmann@25184
  2024
    meet2_iff               ~> inf2_iff
haftmann@25184
  2025
    meet1I                  ~> inf1I
haftmann@25184
  2026
    meet2I                  ~> inf2I
haftmann@25184
  2027
    meet1D1                 ~> inf1D1
haftmann@25184
  2028
    meet2D1                 ~> inf2D1
haftmann@25184
  2029
    meet1D2                 ~> inf1D2
haftmann@25184
  2030
    meet2D2                 ~> inf2D2
haftmann@25184
  2031
    meet1E                  ~> inf1E
haftmann@25184
  2032
    meet2E                  ~> inf2E
haftmann@25184
  2033
    join1_iff               ~> sup1_iff
haftmann@25184
  2034
    join2_iff               ~> sup2_iff
haftmann@25184
  2035
    join1I1                 ~> sup1I1
haftmann@25184
  2036
    join2I1                 ~> sup2I1
haftmann@25184
  2037
    join1I1                 ~> sup1I1
haftmann@25184
  2038
    join2I2                 ~> sup1I2
haftmann@25184
  2039
    join1CI                 ~> sup1CI
haftmann@25184
  2040
    join2CI                 ~> sup2CI
haftmann@25184
  2041
    join1E                  ~> sup1E
haftmann@25184
  2042
    join2E                  ~> sup2E
haftmann@25184
  2043
haftmann@25184
  2044
    is_meet_Meet            ~> is_meet_Inf
haftmann@25184
  2045
    Meet_bool_def           ~> Inf_bool_def
haftmann@25184
  2046
    Meet_fun_def            ~> Inf_fun_def
haftmann@25184
  2047
    Meet_greatest           ~> Inf_greatest
haftmann@25184
  2048
    Meet_lower              ~> Inf_lower
haftmann@25184
  2049
    Meet_set_def            ~> Inf_set_def
haftmann@25184
  2050
haftmann@25184
  2051
    Sup_def                 ~> Sup_Inf
haftmann@25184
  2052
    Sup_bool_eq             ~> Sup_bool_def
haftmann@25184
  2053
    Sup_fun_eq              ~> Sup_fun_def
haftmann@25184
  2054
    Sup_set_eq              ~> Sup_set_def
haftmann@25184
  2055
haftmann@25184
  2056
    listsp_meetI            ~> listsp_infI
haftmann@25184
  2057
    listsp_meet_eq          ~> listsp_inf_eq
haftmann@25184
  2058
haftmann@25184
  2059
    meet_min                ~> inf_min
haftmann@25184
  2060
    join_max                ~> sup_max
haftmann@25184
  2061
haftmann@25184
  2062
* Added syntactic class "size"; overloaded constant "size" now has
haftmann@25184
  2063
type "'a::size ==> bool"
haftmann@25184
  2064
wenzelm@24800
  2065
* Internal reorganisation of `size' of datatypes: size theorems
wenzelm@24800
  2066
"foo.size" are no longer subsumed by "foo.simps" (but are still
wenzelm@24800
  2067
simplification rules by default!); theorems "prod.size" now named
haftmann@25184
  2068
"*.size".
haftmann@25184
  2069
haftmann@25184
  2070
* Class "div" now inherits from class "times" rather than "type".
haftmann@25184
  2071
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2072
wenzelm@24800
  2073
* HOL/Finite_Set: "name-space" locales Lattice, Distrib_lattice,
wenzelm@24800
  2074
Linorder etc.  have disappeared; operations defined in terms of
wenzelm@24800
  2075
fold_set now are named Inf_fin, Sup_fin.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2076
wenzelm@25129
  2077
* HOL/Nat: neq0_conv no longer declared as iff.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@25129
  2078
wenzelm@24800
  2079
* HOL-Word: New extensive library and type for generic, fixed size
wenzelm@24800
  2080
machine words, with arithemtic, bit-wise, shifting and rotating
wenzelm@24800
  2081
operations, reflection into int, nat, and bool lists, automation for
wenzelm@24800
  2082
linear arithmetic (by automatic reflection into nat or int), including
wenzelm@24800
  2083
lemmas on overflow and monotonicity.  Instantiated to all appropriate
wenzelm@24800
  2084
arithmetic type classes, supporting automatic simplification of
wenzelm@24800
  2085
numerals on all operations.
kleing@24333
  2086
kleing@24333
  2087
* Library/Boolean_Algebra: locales for abstract boolean algebras.
kleing@24333
  2088
kleing@24333
  2089
* Library/Numeral_Type: numbers as types, e.g. TYPE(32).
kleing@24333
  2090
haftmann@23850
  2091
* Code generator library theories:
haftmann@24993
  2092
  - Code_Integer represents HOL integers by big integer literals in target
haftmann@23850
  2093
    languages.
haftmann@24993
  2094
  - Code_Char represents HOL characters by character literals in target
haftmann@23850
  2095
    languages.
haftmann@24993
  2096
  - Code_Char_chr like Code_Char, but also offers treatment of character
haftmann@24993
  2097
    codes; includes Code_Integer.
wenzelm@24800
  2098
  - Executable_Set allows to generate code for finite sets using lists.
wenzelm@24800
  2099
  - Executable_Rat implements rational numbers as triples (sign, enumerator,
haftmann@23850
  2100
    denominator).
wenzelm@24800
  2101
  - Executable_Real implements a subset of real numbers, namly those
haftmann@23850
  2102
    representable by rational numbers.
wenzelm@24800
  2103
  - Efficient_Nat implements natural numbers by integers, which in general will
haftmann@23850
  2104
    result in higher efficency; pattern matching with 0/Suc is eliminated;
haftmann@24993
  2105
    includes Code_Integer.
haftmann@24993
  2106
  - Code_Index provides an additional datatype index which is mapped to
haftmann@24993
  2107
    target-language built-in integers.
haftmann@26355
  2108
  - Code_Message provides an additional datatype message_string which is isomorphic to
haftmann@24993
  2109
    strings; messages are mapped to target-language strings.
haftmann@23850
  2110
berghofe@23783
  2111
* New package for inductive predicates
berghofe@23783
  2112
berghofe@23783
  2113
  An n-ary predicate p with m parameters z_1, ..., z_m can now be defined via
berghofe@23783
  2114
berghofe@23783
  2115
    inductive
berghofe@23783
  2116
      p :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => T_1 => ... => T_n => bool"
berghofe@23783
  2117
      for z_1 :: U_1 and ... and z_n :: U_m
berghofe@23783
  2118
    where
berghofe@23783
  2119
      rule_1: "... ==> p z_1 ... z_m t_1_1 ... t_1_n"
berghofe@23783
  2120
    | ...
berghofe@23783
  2121
wenzelm@24800
  2122
  with full support for type-inference, rather than
berghofe@23783
  2123
berghofe@23783
  2124
    consts s :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => (T_1 * ... * T_n) set"
berghofe@23783
  2125
berghofe@23783
  2126
    abbreviation p :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => T_1 => ... => T_n => bool"
berghofe@23783
  2127
    where "p z_1 ... z_m x_1 ... x_n == (x_1, ..., x_n) : s z_1 ... z_m"
berghofe@23783
  2128
berghofe@23783
  2129
    inductive "s z_1 ... z_m"
berghofe@23783
  2130
    intros
berghofe@23783
  2131
      rule_1: "... ==> (t_1_1, ..., t_1_n) : s z_1 ... z_m"
berghofe@23783
  2132
      ...
berghofe@23783
  2133
berghofe@23783
  2134
  For backward compatibility, there is a wrapper allowing inductive
berghofe@23783
  2135
  sets to be defined with the new package via
berghofe@23783
  2136
berghofe@23783
  2137
    inductive_set
berghofe@23783
  2138
      s :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => (T_1 * ... * T_n) set"
berghofe@23783
  2139
      for z_1 :: U_1 and ... and z_n :: U_m
berghofe@23783
  2140
    where
berghofe@23783
  2141
      rule_1: "... ==> (t_1_1, ..., t_1_n) : s z_1 ... z_m"
berghofe@23783
  2142
    | ...
berghofe@23783
  2143
berghofe@23783
  2144
  or
berghofe@23783
  2145
berghofe@23783
  2146
    inductive_set
berghofe@23783
  2147
      s :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => (T_1 * ... * T_n) set"
berghofe@23783
  2148
      and p :: "U_1 => ... => U_m => T_1 => ... => T_n => bool"
berghofe@23783
  2149
      for z_1 :: U_1 and ... and z_n :: U_m
berghofe@23783
  2150
    where
berghofe@23783
  2151
      "p z_1 ... z_m x_1 ... x_n == (x_1, ..., x_n) : s z_1 ... z_m"
berghofe@23783
  2152
    | rule_1: "... ==> p z_1 ... z_m t_1_1 ... t_1_n"
berghofe@23783
  2153
    | ...
berghofe@23783
  2154
berghofe@23783
  2155
  if the additional syntax "p ..." is required.
berghofe@23783
  2156
wenzelm@25177
  2157
  Numerous examples can be found in the subdirectories src/HOL/Auth,
wenzelm@25177
  2158
  src/HOL/Bali, src/HOL/Induct, and src/HOL/MicroJava.
berghofe@23783
  2159
berghofe@23783
  2160
  INCOMPATIBILITIES:
berghofe@23783
  2161
berghofe@23783
  2162
  - Since declaration and definition of inductive sets or predicates
wenzelm@24800
  2163
    is no longer separated, abbreviations involving the newly
wenzelm@24800
  2164
    introduced sets or predicates must be specified together with the
wenzelm@24800
  2165
    introduction rules after the 'where' keyword (see above), rather
wenzelm@24800
  2166
    than before the actual inductive definition.
wenzelm@24800
  2167
wenzelm@24800
  2168
  - The variables in induction and elimination rules are now
wenzelm@24800
  2169
    quantified in the order of their occurrence in the introduction
wenzelm@24800
  2170
    rules, rather than in alphabetical order. Since this may break
wenzelm@24800
  2171
    some proofs, these proofs either have to be repaired, e.g. by
wenzelm@24800
  2172
    reordering the variables a_i_1 ... a_i_{k_i} in Isar 'case'
wenzelm@24800
  2173
    statements of the form
berghofe@23783
  2174
berghofe@23783
  2175
      case (rule_i a_i_1 ... a_i_{k_i})
berghofe@23783
  2176
berghofe@23783
  2177
    or the old order of quantification has to be restored by explicitly adding
berghofe@23783
  2178
    meta-level quantifiers in the introduction rules, i.e.
berghofe@23783
  2179
berghofe@23783
  2180
      | rule_i: "!!a_i_1 ... a_i_{k_i}. ... ==> p z_1 ... z_m t_i_1 ... t_i_n"
berghofe@23783
  2181
berghofe@23783
  2182
  - The format of the elimination rules is now
berghofe@23783
  2183
berghofe@23783
  2184
      p z_1 ... z_m x_1 ... x_n ==>
berghofe@23783
  2185
        (!!a_1_1 ... a_1_{k_1}. x_1 = t_1_1 ==> ... ==> x_n = t_1_n ==> ... ==> P)
berghofe@23783
  2186
        ==> ... ==> P
berghofe@23783
  2187
berghofe@23783
  2188
    for predicates and
berghofe@23783
  2189
berghofe@23783
  2190
      (x_1, ..., x_n) : s z_1 ... z_m ==>
berghofe@23783
  2191
        (!!a_1_1 ... a_1_{k_1}. x_1 = t_1_1 ==> ... ==> x_n = t_1_n ==> ... ==> P)
berghofe@23783
  2192
        ==> ... ==> P
berghofe@23783
  2193
berghofe@23783
  2194
    for sets rather than
berghofe@23783
  2195
berghofe@23783
  2196
      x : s z_1 ... z_m ==>
berghofe@23783
  2197
        (!!a_1_1 ... a_1_{k_1}. x = (t_1_1, ..., t_1_n) ==> ... ==> P)
berghofe@23783
  2198
        ==> ... ==> P
berghofe@23783
  2199
wenzelm@24800
  2200
    This may require terms in goals to be expanded to n-tuples
wenzelm@24800
  2201
    (e.g. using case_tac or simplification with the split_paired_all
wenzelm@24800
  2202
    rule) before the above elimination rule is applicable.
wenzelm@24800
  2203
wenzelm@24800
  2204
  - The elimination or case analysis rules for (mutually) inductive
wenzelm@24800
  2205
    sets or predicates are now called "p_1.cases" ... "p_k.cases". The
wenzelm@24800
  2206
    list of rules "p_1_..._p_k.elims" is no longer available.
berghofe@23783
  2207
krauss@25198
  2208
* New package "function"/"fun" for general recursive functions,
krauss@25198
  2209
supporting mutual and nested recursion, definitions in local contexts,
krauss@25198
  2210
more general pattern matching and partiality. See HOL/ex/Fundefs.thy
krauss@25198
  2211
for small examples, and the separate tutorial on the function
krauss@25198
  2212
package. The old recdef "package" is still available as before, but
krauss@25198
  2213
users are encouraged to use the new package.
krauss@25198
  2214
krauss@25198
  2215
* Method "lexicographic_order" automatically synthesizes termination
krauss@25198
  2216
relations as lexicographic combinations of size measures. 
krauss@25198
  2217
wenzelm@24800
  2218
* Case-expressions allow arbitrary constructor-patterns (including
wenzelm@24800
  2219
"_") and take their order into account, like in functional
wenzelm@24800
  2220
programming.  Internally, this is translated into nested
wenzelm@24800
  2221
case-expressions; missing cases are added and mapped to the predefined
wenzelm@24800
  2222
constant "undefined". In complicated cases printing may no longer show
wenzelm@24800
  2223
the original input but the internal form. Lambda-abstractions allow
wenzelm@24800
  2224
the same form of pattern matching: "% pat1 => e1 | ..." is an
wenzelm@24800
  2225
abbreviation for "%x. case x of pat1 => e1 | ..." where x is a new
wenzelm@24800
  2226
variable.
nipkow@23564
  2227
huffman@23468
  2228
* IntDef: The constant "int :: nat => int" has been removed; now "int"
wenzelm@24800
  2229
is an abbreviation for "of_nat :: nat => int". The simplification
wenzelm@24800
  2230
rules for "of_nat" have been changed to work like "int" did
wenzelm@24800
  2231
previously.  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY:
huffman@23468
  2232
  - "of_nat (Suc m)" simplifies to "1 + of_nat m" instead of "of_nat m + 1"
huffman@23468
  2233
  - of_nat_diff and of_nat_mult are no longer default simp rules
huffman@23377
  2234
chaieb@23295
  2235
* Method "algebra" solves polynomial equations over (semi)rings using
wenzelm@24800
  2236
Groebner bases. The (semi)ring structure is defined by locales and the
wenzelm@24800
  2237
tool setup depends on that generic context. Installing the method for
wenzelm@24800
  2238
a specific type involves instantiating the locale and possibly adding
wenzelm@24800
  2239
declarations for computation on the coefficients.  The method is
wenzelm@24800
  2240
already instantiated for natural numbers and for the axiomatic class
wenzelm@24800
  2241
of idoms with numerals.  See also the paper by Chaieb and Wenzel at
wenzelm@24800
  2242
CALCULEMUS 2007 for the general principles underlying this
wenzelm@24800
  2243
architecture of context-aware proof-tools.
wenzelm@24800
  2244
wenzelm@25033
  2245
* Method "ferrack" implements quantifier elimination over
wenzelm@25033
  2246
special-purpose dense linear orders using locales (analogous to
wenzelm@25033
  2247
"algebra"). The method is already installed for class
wenzelm@25033
  2248
{ordered_field,recpower,number_ring} which subsumes real, hyperreal,
wenzelm@25033
  2249
rat, etc.
wenzelm@25033
  2250
wenzelm@24800
  2251
* Former constant "List.op @" now named "List.append".  Use ML
wenzelm@24800
  2252
antiquotations @{const_name List.append} or @{term " ... @ ... "} to
wenzelm@24800
  2253
circumvent possible incompatibilities when working on ML level.
wenzelm@24800
  2254
haftmann@24996
  2255
* primrec: missing cases mapped to "undefined" instead of "arbitrary".
haftmann@22845
  2256
wenzelm@24800
  2257
* New function listsum :: 'a list => 'a for arbitrary monoids.
wenzelm@24800
  2258
Special syntax: "SUM x <- xs. f x" (and latex variants)
wenzelm@24800
  2259
wenzelm@24800
  2260
* New syntax for Haskell-like list comprehension (input only), eg.
wenzelm@25177
  2261
[(x,y). x <- xs, y <- ys, x ~= y], see also src/HOL/List.thy.
wenzelm@24800
  2262
wenzelm@24800
  2263
* The special syntax for function "filter" has changed from [x :
wenzelm@24800
  2264
xs. P] to [x <- xs. P] to avoid an ambiguity caused by list
wenzelm@24800
  2265
comprehension syntax, and for uniformity.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2266
wenzelm@24800
  2267
* [a..b] is now defined for arbitrary linear orders.  It used to be
wenzelm@24800
  2268
defined on nat only, as an abbreviation for [a..<Suc b]
wenzelm@24800
  2269
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2270
wenzelm@24800
  2271
* Renamed lemma "set_take_whileD"  to "set_takeWhileD".
wenzelm@24800
  2272
wenzelm@25177
  2273
* New functions "sorted" and "sort" in src/HOL/List.thy.
wenzelm@24800
  2274
wenzelm@24800
  2275
* New lemma collection field_simps (an extension of ring_simps) for
wenzelm@24800
  2276
manipulating (in)equations involving division. Multiplies with all
wenzelm@24800
  2277
denominators that can be proved to be non-zero (in equations) or
wenzelm@24800
  2278
positive/negative (in inequations).
nipkow@23480
  2279
nipkow@23480
  2280
* Lemma collections ring_eq_simps, group_eq_simps and ring_distrib
wenzelm@24800
  2281
have been improved and renamed to ring_simps, group_simps and
wenzelm@24800
  2282
ring_distribs.  Removed lemmas field_xyz in theory Ring_and_Field
wenzelm@24800
  2283
because they were subsumed by lemmas xyz.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2284
wenzelm@25177
  2285
* Theory Library/Commutative_Ring: switched from recdef to function
wenzelm@24800
  2286
package; constants add, mul, pow now curried.  Infix syntax for
wenzelm@24800
  2287
algebraic operations.
haftmann@22735
  2288
wenzelm@24800
  2289
* Dropped redundant lemma def_imp_eq in favor of meta_eq_to_obj_eq.
haftmann@22218
  2290
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@22218
  2291
wenzelm@24800
  2292
* Dropped redundant lemma if_def2 in favor of if_bool_eq_conj.
haftmann@22218
  2293
INCOMPATIBILITY.
haftmann@22218
  2294
wenzelm@22126
  2295
* HOL/records: generalised field-update to take a function on the
wenzelm@22126
  2296
field rather than the new value: r(|A := x|) is translated to A_update
wenzelm@22126
  2297
(K x) r The K-combinator that is internally used is called K_record.
schirmer@21226
  2298
INCOMPATIBILITY: Usage of the plain update functions has to be
schirmer@21226
  2299
adapted.
schirmer@21226
  2300
 
wenzelm@24800
  2301
* Class "semiring_0" now contains annihilation axioms x * 0 = 0 and 0
wenzelm@24800
  2302
* x = 0, which are required for a semiring.  Richer structures do not
wenzelm@24800
  2303
inherit from semiring_0 anymore, because this property is a theorem
wenzelm@24800
  2304
there, not an axiom.  INCOMPATIBILITY: In instances of semiring_0,
wenzelm@24800
  2305
there is more to prove, but this is mostly trivial.
wenzelm@24800
  2306
wenzelm@24800
  2307
* Class "recpower" is generalized to arbitrary monoids, not just
wenzelm@24800
  2308
commutative semirings.  INCOMPATIBILITY: may need to incorporate
haftmann@25163
  2309
commutativity or semiring properties additionally.
haftmann@21215
  2310
haftmann@21099
  2311
* Constant "List.list_all2" in List.thy now uses authentic syntax.
wenzelm@24800
  2312
INCOMPATIBILITY: translations containing list_all2 may go wrong,
wenzelm@24800
  2313
better use 'abbreviation'.
wenzelm@24800
  2314
wenzelm@24800
  2315
* Renamed constant "List.op mem" to "List.member".  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2316
wenzelm@22126
  2317
* Numeral syntax: type 'bin' which was a mere type copy of 'int' has
wenzelm@24800
  2318
been abandoned in favour of plain 'int'.  INCOMPATIBILITY --
wenzelm@22126
  2319
significant changes for setting up numeral syntax for types:
wenzelm@24800
  2320
  - New constants Numeral.pred and Numeral.succ instead
haftmann@20485
  2321
      of former Numeral.bin_pred and Numeral.bin_succ.
haftmann@20485
  2322
  - Use integer operations instead of bin_add, bin_mult and so on.
haftmann@20485
  2323
  - Numeral simplification theorems named Numeral.numeral_simps instead of Bin_simps.
haftmann@20485
  2324
  - ML structure Bin_Simprocs now named Int_Numeral_Base_Simprocs.
haftmann@20485
  2325
wenzelm@25177
  2326
See src/HOL/Integ/IntArith.thy for an example setup.
wenzelm@25177
  2327
wenzelm@25177
  2328
* Command 'normal_form' computes the normal form of a term that may
wenzelm@25177
  2329
contain free variables.  For example ``normal_form "rev [a, b, c]"''
wenzelm@25177
  2330
produces ``[b, c, a]'' (without proof).  This command is suitable for
wenzelm@25177
  2331
heavy-duty computations because the functions are compiled to ML
wenzelm@25177
  2332
first.  Correspondingly, a method "normalization" is provided.  See
wenzelm@25177
  2333
further src/HOL/ex/NormalForm.thy and src/Tools/nbe.ML.
nipkow@19895
  2334
wenzelm@17996
  2335
* Alternative iff syntax "A <-> B" for equality on bool (with priority
wenzelm@17996
  2336
25 like -->); output depends on the "iff" print_mode, the default is
wenzelm@17996
  2337
"A = B" (with priority 50).
wenzelm@17996
  2338
wenzelm@21265
  2339
* Relations less (<) and less_eq (<=) are also available on type bool.
wenzelm@21265
  2340
Modified syntax to disallow nesting without explicit parentheses,
wenzelm@24800
  2341
e.g. "(x < y) < z" or "x < (y < z)", but NOT "x < y < z".  Potential
wenzelm@24800
  2342
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@21265
  2343
nipkow@18674
  2344
* "LEAST x:A. P" expands to "LEAST x. x:A & P" (input only).
nipkow@18674
  2345
krauss@20716
  2346
* Relation composition operator "op O" now has precedence 75 and binds
krauss@20716
  2347
stronger than union and intersection. INCOMPATIBILITY.
krauss@20716
  2348
wenzelm@22126
  2349
* The old set interval syntax "{m..n(}" (and relatives) has been
wenzelm@22126
  2350
removed.  Use "{m..<n}" (and relatives) instead.
nipkow@19377
  2351
wenzelm@17865
  2352
* In the context of the assumption "~(s = t)" the Simplifier rewrites
wenzelm@24800
  2353
"t = s" to False (by simproc "neq").  INCOMPATIBILITY, consider using
wenzelm@24800
  2354
``declare [[simproc del: neq]]''.
wenzelm@24800
  2355
wenzelm@24800
  2356
* Simplifier: "m dvd n" where m and n are numbers is evaluated to
wenzelm@24800
  2357
True/False.
wenzelm@24800
  2358
wenzelm@24800
  2359
* Theorem Cons_eq_map_conv no longer declared as "simp".
nipkow@19211
  2360
ballarin@19279
  2361
* Theorem setsum_mult renamed to setsum_right_distrib.
ballarin@19279
  2362
nipkow@19211
  2363
* Prefer ex1I over ex_ex1I in single-step reasoning, e.g. by the
wenzelm@22126
  2364
``rule'' method.
wenzelm@22126
  2365
wenzelm@24800
  2366
* Reimplemented methods "sat" and "satx", with several improvements:
wenzelm@24800
  2367
goals no longer need to be stated as "<prems> ==> False", equivalences
wenzelm@24800
  2368
(i.e. "=" on type bool) are handled, variable names of the form
wenzelm@24800
  2369
"lit_<n>" are no longer reserved, significant speedup.
wenzelm@24800
  2370
wenzelm@24800
  2371
* Methods "sat" and "satx" can now replay MiniSat proof traces.
wenzelm@22126
  2372
zChaff is still supported as well.
wenzelm@22126
  2373
wenzelm@22126
  2374
* 'inductive' and 'datatype': provide projections of mutual rules,
wenzelm@22126
  2375
bundled as foo_bar.inducts;
wenzelm@22126
  2376
wenzelm@22126
  2377
* Library: moved theories Parity, GCD, Binomial, Infinite_Set to
wenzelm@22126
  2378
Library.
wenzelm@21256
  2379
wenzelm@21256
  2380
* Library: moved theory Accessible_Part to main HOL.
wenzelm@19572
  2381
wenzelm@18446
  2382
* Library: added theory Coinductive_List of potentially infinite lists
wenzelm@18446
  2383
as greatest fixed-point.
wenzelm@18399
  2384
wenzelm@19254
  2385
* Library: added theory AssocList which implements (finite) maps as
schirmer@19252
  2386
association lists.
webertj@17809
  2387
wenzelm@24800
  2388
* Method "evaluation" solves goals (i.e. a boolean expression)
wenzelm@24800
  2389
efficiently by compiling it to ML.  The goal is "proved" (via an
wenzelm@24800
  2390
oracle) if it evaluates to True.
wenzelm@20807
  2391
wenzelm@20807
  2392
* Linear arithmetic now splits certain operators (e.g. min, max, abs)
wenzelm@24800
  2393
also when invoked by the simplifier.  This results in the Simplifier
wenzelm@24800
  2394
being more powerful on arithmetic goals.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2395
Configuration option fast_arith_split_limit=0 recovers the old
wenzelm@24800
  2396
behavior.
webertj@20217
  2397
wenzelm@22126
  2398
* Support for hex (0x20) and binary (0b1001) numerals.
wenzelm@19254
  2399
wenzelm@20807
  2400
* New method: reify eqs (t), where eqs are equations for an
wenzelm@20807
  2401
interpretation I :: 'a list => 'b => 'c and t::'c is an optional
wenzelm@20807
  2402
parameter, computes a term s::'b and a list xs::'a list and proves the
wenzelm@20807
  2403
theorem I xs s = t. This is also known as reification or quoting. The
wenzelm@20807
  2404
resulting theorem is applied to the subgoal to substitute t with I xs
wenzelm@20807
  2405
s.  If t is omitted, the subgoal itself is reified.
wenzelm@20807
  2406
wenzelm@20807
  2407
* New method: reflection corr_thm eqs (t). The parameters eqs and (t)
wenzelm@20807
  2408
are as explained above. corr_thm is a theorem for I vs (f t) = I vs t,
wenzelm@20807
  2409
where f is supposed to be a computable function (in the sense of code
wenzelm@20807
  2410
generattion). The method uses reify to compute s and xs as above then
wenzelm@20807
  2411
applies corr_thm and uses normalization by evaluation to "prove" f s =
wenzelm@20807
  2412
r and finally gets the theorem t = r, which is again applied to the
wenzelm@25177
  2413
subgoal. An Example is available in src/HOL/ex/ReflectionEx.thy.
wenzelm@25177
  2414
wenzelm@25177
  2415
* Reflection: Automatic reification now handels binding, an example is
wenzelm@25177
  2416
available in src/HOL/ex/ReflectionEx.thy
wenzelm@20807
  2417
wenzelm@25397
  2418
* HOL-Statespace: ``State Spaces: The Locale Way'' introduces a
schirmer@25409
  2419
command 'statespace' that is similar to 'record', but introduces an
wenzelm@25397
  2420
abstract specification based on the locale infrastructure instead of
wenzelm@25397
  2421
HOL types.  This leads to extra flexibility in composing state spaces,
wenzelm@25397
  2422
in particular multiple inheritance and renaming of components.
wenzelm@25397
  2423
wenzelm@25397
  2424
wenzelm@19653
  2425
*** HOL-Complex ***
wenzelm@19653
  2426
huffman@22971
  2427
* Hyperreal: Functions root and sqrt are now defined on negative real
huffman@22971
  2428
inputs so that root n (- x) = - root n x and sqrt (- x) = - sqrt x.
huffman@22971
  2429
Nonnegativity side conditions have been removed from many lemmas, so
huffman@22971
  2430
that more subgoals may now be solved by simplification; potential
huffman@22971
  2431
INCOMPATIBILITY.
huffman@22971
  2432
wenzelm@24800
  2433
* Real: new type classes formalize real normed vector spaces and
huffman@21791
  2434
algebras, using new overloaded constants scaleR :: real => 'a => 'a
huffman@21791
  2435
and norm :: 'a => real.
huffman@21791
  2436
wenzelm@24800
  2437
* Real: constant of_real :: real => 'a::real_algebra_1 injects from
wenzelm@24800
  2438
reals into other types. The overloaded constant Reals :: 'a set is now
wenzelm@24800
  2439
defined as range of_real; potential INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24800
  2440
wenzelm@24800
  2441
* Real: proper support for ML code generation, including 'quickcheck'.
nipkow@23013
  2442
Reals are implemented as arbitrary precision rationals.
nipkow@23013
  2443
wenzelm@22126
  2444
* Hyperreal: Several constants that previously worked only for the
wenzelm@22126
  2445
reals have been generalized, so they now work over arbitrary vector
wenzelm@22126
  2446
spaces. Type annotations may need to be added in some cases; potential
wenzelm@22126
  2447
INCOMPATIBILITY.
huffman@21791
  2448
huffman@22972
  2449
  Infinitesimal  :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star set
huffman@22972
  2450
  HFinite        :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star set
huffman@22972
  2451
  HInfinite      :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star set
huffman@21791
  2452
  approx         :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star => 'a star => bool
huffman@21791
  2453
  monad          :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star => 'a star set
huffman@21791
  2454
  galaxy         :: ('a::real_normed_vector) star => 'a star set
huffman@22972
  2455
  (NS)LIMSEQ     :: [nat => 'a::real_normed_vector, 'a] => bool
huffman@21791
  2456
  (NS)convergent :: (nat => 'a::real_normed_vector) => bool
huffman@21791
  2457
  (NS)Bseq       :: (nat => 'a::real_normed_vector) => bool
huffman@21791
  2458
  (NS)Cauchy     :: (nat => 'a::real_normed_vector) => bool
huffman@21791
  2459
  (NS)LIM        :: ['a::real_normed_vector => 'b::real_normed_vector, 'a, 'b] => bool
huffman@21791
  2460
  is(NS)Cont     :: ['a::real_normed_vector => 'b::real_normed_vector, 'a] => bool
huffman@21791
  2461
  deriv          :: ['a::real_normed_field => 'a, 'a, 'a] => bool
huffman@22972
  2462
  sgn            :: 'a::real_normed_vector => 'a
huffman@23116
  2463
  exp            :: 'a::{recpower,real_normed_field,banach} => 'a
huffman@21791
  2464
huffman@21791
  2465
* Complex: Some complex-specific constants are now abbreviations for
wenzelm@22126
  2466
overloaded ones: complex_of_real = of_real, cmod = norm, hcmod =
wenzelm@22126
  2467
hnorm.  Other constants have been entirely removed in favor of the
wenzelm@22126
  2468
polymorphic versions (INCOMPATIBILITY):
huffman@21791
  2469
huffman@21791
  2470
  approx        <-- capprox
huffman@21791
  2471
  HFinite       <-- CFinite
huffman@21791
  2472
  HInfinite     <-- CInfinite
huffman@21791
  2473
  Infinitesimal <-- CInfinitesimal
huffman@21791
  2474
  monad         <-- cmonad
huffman@21791
  2475
  galaxy        <-- cgalaxy
huffman@21791
  2476
  (NS)LIM       <-- (NS)CLIM, (NS)CRLIM
huffman@21791
  2477
  is(NS)Cont    <-- is(NS)Contc, is(NS)contCR
huffman@21791
  2478
  (ns)deriv     <-- (ns)cderiv
huffman@21791
  2479
wenzelm@19653
  2480
wenzelm@24801
  2481
*** HOL-Algebra ***
wenzelm@24801
  2482
wenzelm@24801
  2483
* Formalisation of ideals and the quotient construction over rings.
wenzelm@24801
  2484
wenzelm@24801
  2485
* Order and lattice theory no longer based on records.
wenzelm@24801
  2486
INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24801
  2487
wenzelm@24801
  2488
* Renamed lemmas least_carrier -> least_closed and greatest_carrier ->
wenzelm@24801
  2489
greatest_closed.  INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@24801
  2490
wenzelm@24801
  2491
* Method algebra is now set up via an attribute.  For examples see
wenzelm@24801
  2492
Ring.thy.  INCOMPATIBILITY: the method is now weaker on combinations
wenzelm@24801
  2493
of algebraic structures.
wenzelm@24801
  2494
wenzelm@24801
  2495
* Renamed theory CRing to Ring.
wenzelm@24801
  2496
wenzelm@24801
  2497
wenzelm@24801
  2498
*** HOL-Nominal ***
wenzelm@24801
  2499
wenzelm@25148
  2500
* Substantial, yet incomplete support for nominal datatypes (binding
wenzelm@25177
  2501
structures) based on HOL-Nominal logic.  See src/HOL/Nominal and
wenzelm@25177
  2502
src/HOL/Nominal/Examples.  Prospective users should consult
wenzelm@25148
  2503
http://isabelle.in.tum.de/nominal/
wenzelm@25148
  2504
wenzelm@24801
  2505
wenzelm@17878
  2506
*** ML ***
wenzelm@17878
  2507
wenzelm@24643
  2508
* ML basics: just one true type int, which coincides with IntInf.int
wenzelm@24643
  2509
(even on SML/NJ).
wenzelm@24643
  2510
wenzelm@22138
  2511
* ML within Isar: antiquotations allow to embed statically-checked
wenzelm@22138
  2512
formal entities in the source, referring to the context available at
wenzelm@22138
  2513
compile-time.  For example:
wenzelm@22138
  2514
wenzelm@25142
  2515
ML {* @{sort "{zero,one}"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2516
ML {* @{typ "'a => 'b"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2517
ML {* @{term "%x. x"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2518
ML {* @{prop "x == y"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2519
ML {* @{ctyp "'a => 'b"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2520
ML {* @{cterm "%x. x"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2521
ML {* @{cprop "x == y"} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2522
ML {* @{thm asm_rl} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2523
ML {* @{thms asm_rl} *}
wenzelm@24692
  2524
ML {* @{type_name c} *}
wenzelm@25142
  2525
ML {* @{type_syntax c} *}
wenzelm@22376
  2526
ML {* @{const_name c} *}
wenzelm@22376
  2527
ML {* @{const_syntax c} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2528
ML {* @{context} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2529
ML {* @{theory} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2530
ML {* @{theory Pure} *}
wenzelm@24692
  2531
ML {* @{theory_ref} *}
wenzelm@24692
  2532
ML {* @{theory_ref Pure} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2533
ML {* @{simpset} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2534
ML {* @{claset} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2535
ML {* @{clasimpset} *}
wenzelm@22138
  2536
wenzelm@22151
  2537
The same works for sources being ``used'' within an Isar context.
wenzelm@22151
  2538
wenzelm@22152
  2539
* ML in Isar: improved error reporting; extra verbosity with
wenzelm@24706
  2540
ML_Context.trace enabled.
wenzelm@22152
  2541
wenzelm@19032
  2542
* Pure/General/table.ML: the join operations now works via exceptions
wenzelm@24706
  2543
DUP/SAME instead of type option. This is simpler in simple cases, and
wenzelm@19081
  2544
admits slightly more efficient complex applications.
wenzelm@18446
  2545
wenzelm@24800
  2546
* Pure: 'advanced' translation functions (parse_translation etc.) now
wenzelm@24800
  2547
use Context.generic instead of just theory.
wenzelm@24800
  2548
wenzelm@18642
  2549
* Pure: datatype Context.generic joins theory/Proof.context and
wenzelm@18644
  2550
provides some facilities for code that works in either kind of
wenzelm@18642
  2551
context, notably GenericDataFun for uniform theory and proof data.
wenzelm@18642
  2552
wenzelm@18737
  2553
* Pure: simplified internal attribute type, which is now always
wenzelm@24706
  2554
Context.generic * thm -> Context.generic * thm. Global (theory) vs.
wenzelm@24706
  2555
local (Proof.context) attributes have been discontinued, while
wenzelm@24706
  2556
minimizing code duplication. Thm.rule_attribute and
wenzelm@24706
  2557
Thm.declaration_attribute build canonical attributes; see also structure
wenzelm@24706
  2558
Context for further operations on Context.generic, notably
wenzelm@24706
  2559
GenericDataFun. INCOMPATIBILITY, need to adapt attribute type
wenzelm@19006
  2560
declarations and definitions.
wenzelm@19006
  2561
wenzelm@24800
  2562
* Context data interfaces (Theory/Proof/GenericDataFun): removed
wenzelm@24800
  2563
name/print, uninitialized data defaults to ad-hoc copy of empty value,
wenzelm@24800
  2564
init only required for impure data. INCOMPATIBILITY: empty really need
wenzelm@24800
  2565
to be empty (no dependencies on theory content!)
wenzelm@24800
  2566
wenzelm@19508
  2567
* Pure/kernel: consts certification ignores sort constraints given in
wenzelm@24800
  2568
signature declarations. (This information is not relevant to the
wenzelm@24800
  2569
logic, but only for type inference.) SIGNIFICANT INTERNAL CHANGE,
wenzelm@24800
  2570
potential INCOMPATIBILITY.
wenzelm@19508
  2571
wenzelm@19508
  2572
* Pure: axiomatic type classes are now purely definitional, with
wenzelm@19508
  2573
explicit proofs of class axioms and super class relations performed
wenzelm@24706
  2574
internally. See Pure/axclass.ML for the main internal interfaces --
wenzelm@19508
  2575
notably AxClass.define_class supercedes AxClass.add_axclass, and
wenzelm@24706
  2576
AxClass.axiomatize_class/classrel/arity supersede
wenzelm@19508
  2577
Sign.add_classes/classrel/arities.
wenzelm@19508
  2578
wenzelm@19006
  2579
* Pure/Isar: Args/Attrib parsers operate on Context.generic --
wenzelm@19006
  2580
global/local versions on theory vs. Proof.context have been
wenzelm@19006
  2581
discontinued; Attrib.syntax and Method.syntax have been adapted
wenzelm@19006
  2582
accordingly.  INCOMPATIBILITY, need to adapt parser expressions for
wenzelm@19006
  2583
attributes, methods, etc.
wenzelm@18642
  2584
wenzelm@18446
  2585
* Pure: several functions of signature "... -> theory -> theory * ..."
wenzelm@18446
  2586
have been reoriented to "... -> theory -> ... * theory" in order to
wenzelm@18446
  2587
allow natural usage in combination with the ||>, ||>>, |-> and
wenzelm@18446
  2588
fold_map combinators.
haftmann@18051
  2589
wenzelm@21647
  2590
* Pure: official theorem names (closed derivations) and additional
wenzelm@21647
  2591
comments (tags) are now strictly separate.  Name hints -- which are
wenzelm@21647
  2592
maintained as tags -- may be attached any time without affecting the
wenzelm@21647
  2593
derivation.
wenzelm@21647
  2594
wenzelm@18020
  2595
* Pure: primitive rule lift_rule now takes goal cterm instead of an
wenzelm@18145
  2596
actual goal state (thm).  Use Thm.lift_rule (Thm.cprem_of st i) to
wenzelm@18020
  2597
achieve the old behaviour.
wenzelm@18020
  2598
wenzelm@18020
  2599
* Pure: the "Goal" constant is now called "prop", supporting a
wenzelm@18020
  2600
slightly more general idea of ``protecting'' meta-level rule
wenzelm@18020
  2601
statements.
wenzelm@18020
  2602
wenzelm@20040
  2603
* Pure: Logic.(un)varify only works in a global context, which is now
wenzelm@20040
  2604
enforced instead of silently assumed.  INCOMPATIBILITY, may use
wenzelm@20040
  2605
Logic.legacy_(un)varify as temporary workaround.
wenzelm@20040
  2606
wenzelm@20090
  2607
* Pure: structure Name provides scalable operations for generating
wenzelm@20090
  2608
internal variable names, notably Name.variants etc.  This replaces
wenzelm@20090
  2609
some popular functions from term.ML:
wenzelm@20090
  2610
wenzelm@20090
  2611
  Term.variant		->  Name.variant
wenzelm@24800
  2612
  Term.variantlist	->  Name.variant_list
wenzelm@20090
  2613
  Term.invent_names	->  Name.invent_list
wenzelm@20090
  2614
wenzelm@20090
  2615
Note that low-level renaming rarely occurs in new code -- operations
wenzelm@20090
  2616
from structure Variable are used instead (see below).
wenzelm@20090
  2617
wenzelm@20040
  2618
* Pure: structure Variable provides fundamental operations for proper
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treatment of fixed/schematic variables in a context.  For example,
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Variable.import introduces fixes for schematics of given facts and
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  2621
Variable.export reverses the effect (up to renaming) -- this replaces
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  2622
various freeze_thaw operations.
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* Pure: structure Goal provides simple interfaces for
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  2625
init/conclude/finish and tactical prove operations (replacing former
wenzelm@20040
  2626
Tactic.prove).  Goal.prove is the canonical way to prove results
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  2627
within a given context; Goal.prove_global is a degraded version for
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  2628
theory level goals, including a global Drule.standard.  Note that
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  2629
OldGoals.prove_goalw_cterm has long been obsolete, since it is
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  2630
ill-behaved in a local proof context (e.g. with local fixes/assumes or
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  2631
in a locale context).
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wenzelm@24706
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* Pure/Syntax: generic interfaces for parsing (Syntax.parse_term etc.)