a very little cleanup
authorhaftmann
Thu Jun 09 11:04:02 2005 +0200 (2005-06-09)
changeset 16327cd2cd49e6c8f
parent 16326 50a613925c4e
child 16328 49c1f9dedc56
a very little cleanup
README.html
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     1.4  
     1.5  <h2>Version information</h2>
     1.6  
     1.7 -This is the internal repository version of Isabelle.  See the
     1.8 +<p>This is the internal repository version of Isabelle. See the
     1.9  <tt>NEWS</tt> file in the distribution for details on user-relevant
    1.10 -changes.
    1.11 -
    1.12 +changes.</p>
    1.13  
    1.14  <h2>System requirements</h2>
    1.15  
    1.16 -Isabelle requires a real Unix box with sufficient resources, say 64 MB
    1.17 +<p>Isabelle requires a real Unix box with sufficient resources, say 64 MB
    1.18  of free main memory and a decent CPU.  Speaking by today's hardware
    1.19  standards, any moderate Linux box should give a very nice platform for
    1.20 -Isabelle.
    1.21 -
    1.22 -<p>
    1.23 +Isabelle.</p>
    1.24  
    1.25 -Furthermore, Isabelle needs the following software, which is not part
    1.26 -of the distribution:
    1.27 +<p>Furthermore, Isabelle needs the following software, which is not part
    1.28 +of the distribution:</p>
    1.29  <ul>
    1.30 -<li>A full Standard ML Compiler (e.g. Poly/ML).
    1.31 -<li>The GNU bash shell (version 1.x or 2.x).
    1.32 -<li>Perl 5.x - the Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister (Perl 4.x
    1.33 -is <em>not</em> sufficient).
    1.34 +    <li>A full Standard ML Compiler (e.g. Poly/ML).</li>
    1.35 +    <li>The GNU bash shell (version 1.x or 2.x).</li>
    1.36 +    <li>Perl 5.x - the Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister (Perl 4.x
    1.37 +    is <em>not</em> sufficient).</li>
    1.38  </ul>
    1.39  
    1.40 -<p>
    1.41 +<p>The following ML system and platform combinations are known to work
    1.42 +very well:</p>
    1.43  
    1.44 -The following ML system and platform combinations are known to work
    1.45 -very well:
    1.46  <ul>
    1.47 -<li>Poly/ML 4.x on Linux/x86, Solaris/Sparc, and PowerPC platforms.
    1.48 -<li>SML/NJ 110.x on any Unix platform (Linux, Suns, SGI etc.).
    1.49 +    <li>Poly/ML 4.x on Linux/x86, Solaris/Sparc, and PowerPC platforms.</li>
    1.50 +    <li>SML/NJ 110.x on any Unix platform (Linux, Suns, SGI etc.).</li>
    1.51  </ul>
    1.52  
    1.53 -<p> <a href="http://www.polyml.org/">Poly/ML</a>, previously a
    1.54 +<p><a href="http://www.polyml.org/">Poly/ML</a>, previously a
    1.55  commercial product, is back in the free world.  It is by far the best
    1.56  compiler for running Isabelle, requiring the least memory and offering
    1.57 -the highest performance.
    1.58 +the highest performance.</p>
    1.59  
    1.60 -<p> <a href="http://smlnj.sourceforge.net/">SML/NJ</a> needs more
    1.61 +<p><a href="http://smlnj.sourceforge.net/">SML/NJ</a> needs more
    1.62  store and disk space, but on the other hand supports more platforms.
    1.63 -The current official release is 110.
    1.64 -
    1.65 +The current official release is 110.</p>
    1.66  
    1.67  <h2>Installation</h2>
    1.68  
    1.69 -Binary packages are available for Isabelle/HOL and ZF for several
    1.70 +<p>Binary packages are available for Isabelle/HOL and ZF for several
    1.71  platforms from the Isabelle web page.  The system may be easily built
    1.72  from scratch as well, taking the traditional tar.gz source
    1.73  distribution.  See file <tt>INSTALL</tt> as distributed with Isabelle
    1.74 -for more information.
    1.75 +for more information.</p>
    1.76  
    1.77 -Further background information may be found in the <em>Isabelle System
    1.78 -Manual</em>, distributed with the sources (directory <tt>doc</tt>).
    1.79 -
    1.80 +<p>Further background information may be found in the <em>Isabelle System
    1.81 +Manual</em>, distributed with the sources (directory <tt>doc</tt>).</p>
    1.82  
    1.83  <h2>User interface</h2>
    1.84  
    1.85 -The canonical Isabelle user interface is <a
    1.86 +<p>The canonical Isabelle user interface is <a
    1.87  href="http://proofgeneral.inf.ed.ac.uk/">Proof General</a> by David Aspinall
    1.88  and others.  It is a generic (X)Emacs interface for proof assistants,
    1.89  including Isabelle (both for the classic and Isar version).  Proof
    1.90 @@ -79,38 +73,31 @@
    1.91  alike. Its most prominent feature is script management, providing a
    1.92  metaphor of <em>live proof script editing</em>.  Proof General has
    1.93  recently gained a rather large following of both beginning and expert
    1.94 -users of Isabelle.
    1.95 +users of Isabelle.</p>
    1.96  
    1.97 -<p>
    1.98 -
    1.99 -Proof General is distributed together with the XEmacs
   1.100 +<p>Proof General is distributed together with the XEmacs
   1.101  <a href="http://x-symbol.sourceforge.net">
   1.102  X-Symbol package</a>, which provides a nice way to get proper
   1.103 -mathematical symbols displayed on screen.
   1.104 -
   1.105 +mathematical symbols displayed on screen.</p>
   1.106  
   1.107  <h2>Other sources of information</h2>
   1.108  
   1.109  <h3>The Isabelle Page</h3>
   1.110  
   1.111 -The Isabelle home page may be accessed both from Cambridge and Munich:
   1.112 +<p>The Isabelle home page may be accessed both from Cambridge and Munich:</p>
   1.113  
   1.114  <ul>
   1.115 -
   1.116 -<li><a
   1.117 -href="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/HVG/Isabelle/">http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/HVG/Isabelle/</a>
   1.118 -
   1.119 -<li><a href="http://isabelle.in.tum.de">http://isabelle.in.tum.de</a>
   1.120 -
   1.121 +    <li><a href="http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/HVG/Isabelle/">http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/HVG/Isabelle/</a></li>
   1.122 +    <li><a href="http://isabelle.in.tum.de">http://isabelle.in.tum.de</a></li>
   1.123  </ul>
   1.124  
   1.125  
   1.126  <h3>Mailing list</h3>
   1.127  
   1.128 -The electronic mailing list <tt>isabelle-users@cl.cam.ac.uk</tt>
   1.129 +<p>The electronic mailing list <tt>isabelle-users@cl.cam.ac.uk</tt>
   1.130  provides a forum for Isabelle users to discuss problems and exchange
   1.131  information. To join, send a message to <a
   1.132 -href="mailto:isabelle-users-request@cl.cam.ac.uk">isabelle-users-request@cl.cam.ac.uk</a>.
   1.133 +href="mailto:isabelle-users-request@cl.cam.ac.uk">isabelle-users-request@cl.cam.ac.uk</a>.</p>
   1.134  
   1.135  
   1.136  <h3>Personal mail</h3>
   1.137 @@ -122,7 +109,7 @@
   1.138  Cambridge CB3 0FD<br>
   1.139  England<br>
   1.140  <br>
   1.141 -E-mail: <A HREF="mailto:lcp@cl.cam.ac.uk">lcp@cl.cam.ac.uk</A><br>
   1.142 +E-mail: <a href="mailto:lcp@cl.cam.ac.uk">lcp@cl.cam.ac.uk</a><br>
   1.143  Phone: +44-223-763500<br>
   1.144  Fax:   +44-223-334748<br>
   1.145  
   1.146 @@ -131,13 +118,13 @@
   1.147  <p>
   1.148  
   1.149  <a href="http://www.in.tum.de/~nipkow/">Tobias Nipkow</a><br>
   1.150 -Institut fr Informatik<br>
   1.151 -Technische Universit� Mnchen<br>
   1.152 +Institut für Informatik<br>
   1.153 +Technische Universität Mnchen<br>
   1.154  Boltzmannstr. 3<br>
   1.155  D-85748 Garching<br>
   1.156  Germany<br>
   1.157  <br>
   1.158 -E-mail: <A HREF="mailto:nipkow@in.tum.de">nipkow@in.tum.de</A><br>
   1.159 +E-mail: <a href="mailto:nipkow@in.tum.de">nipkow@in.tum.de</a><br>
   1.160  Phone: +49-89-289-17302<br>
   1.161  Fax:   +49-89-289-17307<br>
   1.162  <p>