ANNOUNCE
author wenzelm
Sat Nov 29 19:01:28 2008 +0100 (2008-11-29)
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     1 Subject: Announcing Isabelle2008
     2 To: isabelle-users@cl.cam.ac.uk
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     4 Isabelle2008 is now available.
     5 
     6 This release consolidates Isabelle2007, see the NEWS file in the
     7 distribution for more details.  Some notable improvements are:
     8 
     9 * HOL: significant speedup of Metis prover; proper support for
    10 multithreading.
    11 
    12 * HOL: new version of 'primrec' command supporting type-inference and
    13 local theory targets.
    14 
    15 * HOL: improved support for termination proofs of recursive function
    16 definitions.
    17 
    18 * New local theory targets for class instantiation and overloading.
    19 
    20 * Support for named dynamic lists of theorems.
    21 
    22 * Simple TTY interface with command-line editing.
    23 
    24 * Improved support for the Cygwin platform (Windows).
    25 
    26 * Support for Poly/ML 5.2 with improved handling of multithreading and
    27 external processes.
    28 
    29 * Reorganized and updated version of Isabelle/Isar Reference Manual.
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    31 
    32 You may get Isabelle2008 from the following mirror sites:
    33 
    34   Cambridge (UK)       http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/hvg/Isabelle/
    35   Munich (Germany)     http://isabelle.in.tum.de/
    36   Sydney (Australia)   http://mirror.cse.unsw.edu.au/pub/isabelle/