README
changeset 36858 8eac822dec6c
parent 33842 efa1b89c79e0
child 37159 07f3f5a03e98
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     1.2 +++ b/README	Wed May 12 13:52:34 2010 +0200
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     1.4     Isabelle requires a regular Unix platform (e.g. GNU Linux) with the
     1.5     following additional software:
     1.6  
     1.7 -     * A full Standard ML Compiler (works best with Poly/ML 5.3.0).
     1.8 +     * The Poly/ML compiler and runtime system (version 5.x).
     1.9       * The GNU bash shell (version 3.x or 2.x).
    1.10       * Perl (version 5.x).
    1.11 -     * GNU Emacs (version 22 or 23) -- for the Proof General interface.
    1.12 +     * GNU Emacs (version 22) -- for the Proof General interface.
    1.13       * A complete LaTeX installation -- for document preparation.
    1.14  
    1.15  Installation
    1.16  
    1.17     Binary packages are available for Isabelle/HOL and ZF for several
    1.18 -   platforms from the Isabelle web page. The system may be easily
    1.19 -   built from scratch, using the tar.gz source distribution. See file
    1.20 +   platforms from the Isabelle web page. The system may be also built
    1.21 +   from scratch, using the tar.gz source distribution. See file
    1.22     INSTALL as distributed with Isabelle for more information.
    1.23  
    1.24     Further background information may be found in the Isabelle System
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    1.26  
    1.27  User interface
    1.28  
    1.29 -   The main Isabelle user interface is Proof General by David Aspinall
    1.30 -   and others. It is a generic Emacs interface for proof assistants,
    1.31 -   including Isabelle. Proof General is suitable for use by pacifists
    1.32 -   and Emacs militants alike. Its most prominent feature is script
    1.33 -   management, providing a metaphor of live proof script editing.
    1.34 -   Proof General also provides some support for mathematical symbols
    1.35 -   displayed on screen.
    1.36 +   The classic Isabelle user interface is Proof General by David
    1.37 +   Aspinall and others. It is a generic Emacs interface for proof
    1.38 +   assistants, including Isabelle. Proof General is suitable for use
    1.39 +   by pacifists and Emacs militants alike. Its most prominent feature
    1.40 +   is script management, providing a metaphor of live proof script
    1.41 +   editing.  Proof General also provides some support for mathematical
    1.42 +   symbols displayed on screen.
    1.43  
    1.44  Other sources of information
    1.45