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Isabelle NEWS -- history user-relevant changes
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New in this Isabelle release
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----------------------------
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*** General ***
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* Pure: considerably improved version of 'constdefs' command.  Now
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performs automatic type-inference of declared constants; additional
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support for local structure declarations (cf. locales and HOL
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records), see also isar-ref manual.  Potential INCOMPATIBILITY: need
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to observe strictly sequential dependencies of definitions within a
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single 'constdefs' section; moreover, the declared name needs to be an
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identifier.  If all fails, consider to fall back on 'consts' and
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'defs' separately.
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* Pure: 'advanced' translation functions (parse_translation etc.) may
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depend on the signature of the theory context being presently used for
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parsing/printing, see also isar-ref manual.
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* Pure: improved indexed syntax and implicit structures.  First of
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all, indexed syntax provides a notational device for subscripted
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application, using the new syntax \<^bsub>term\<^esub> for arbitrary
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expressions.  Secondly, in a local context with structure
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declarations, number indexes \<^sub>n or the empty index (default
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number 1) refer to a certain fixed variable implicitly.  Typical
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applications of these concepts involve record types and locales.
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* Pure: tuned internal renaming of symbolic identifiers -- attach
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primes instead of base 26 numbers.
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*** HOLCF ***
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* HOLCF: discontinued special version of 'constdefs' (which used to
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support continuous functions) in favor of the general Pure one with
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full type-inference.
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New in Isabelle2004 (April 2004)
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*** General ***
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* Provers/order.ML:  new efficient reasoner for partial and linear orders.
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  Replaces linorder.ML.
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* Pure: Greek letters (except small lambda, \<lambda>), as well as Gothic
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  (\<aa>...\<zz>\<AA>...\<ZZ>), calligraphic (\<A>...\<Z>), and Euler
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  (\<a>...\<z>), are now considered normal letters, and can therefore
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  be used anywhere where an ASCII letter (a...zA...Z) has until
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  now. COMPATIBILITY: This obviously changes the parsing of some
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  terms, especially where a symbol has been used as a binder, say
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  '\<Pi>x. ...', which is now a type error since \<Pi>x will be parsed
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  as an identifier.  Fix it by inserting a space around former
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  symbols.  Call 'isatool fixgreek' to try to fix parsing errors in
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  existing theory and ML files.
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* Pure: Macintosh and Windows line-breaks are now allowed in theory files.
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* Pure: single letter sub/superscripts (\<^isub> and \<^isup>) are now 
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  allowed in identifiers. Similar to Greek letters \<^isub> is now considered 
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  a normal (but invisible) letter. For multiple letter subscripts repeat 
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  \<^isub> like this: x\<^isub>1\<^isub>2. 
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* Pure: There are now sub-/superscripts that can span more than one
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  character. Text between \<^bsub> and \<^esub> is set in subscript in
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  ProofGeneral and LaTeX, text between \<^bsup> and \<^esup> in
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  superscript. The new control characters are not identifier parts.
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* Pure: Control-symbols of the form \<^raw:...> will literally print the
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  content of "..." to the latex file instead of \isacntrl... . The "..."
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  may consist of any printable characters excluding the end bracket >.
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* Pure: Using new Isar command "finalconsts" (or the ML functions
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  Theory.add_finals or Theory.add_finals_i) it is now possible to
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  declare constants "final", which prevents their being given a definition
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  later.  It is useful for constants whose behaviour is fixed axiomatically
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  rather than definitionally, such as the meta-logic connectives.
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* Pure: 'instance' now handles general arities with general sorts
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  (i.e. intersections of classes),
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* Presentation: generated HTML now uses a CSS style sheet to make layout
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  (somewhat) independent of content. It is copied from lib/html/isabelle.css. 
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  It can be changed to alter the colors/layout of generated pages.
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*** Isar ***
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* Tactic emulation methods rule_tac, erule_tac, drule_tac, frule_tac,
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  cut_tac, subgoal_tac and thin_tac:
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  - Now understand static (Isar) contexts.  As a consequence, users of Isar
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    locales are no longer forced to write Isar proof scripts.
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    For details see Isar Reference Manual, paragraph 4.3.2: Further tactic
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    emulations.
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  - INCOMPATIBILITY: names of variables to be instantiated may no
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    longer be enclosed in quotes.  Instead, precede variable name with `?'.
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    This is consistent with the instantiation attribute "where".
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* Attributes "where" and "of":
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  - Now take type variables of instantiated theorem into account when reading
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    the instantiation string.  This fixes a bug that caused instantiated
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    theorems to have too special types in some circumstances.
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  - "where" permits explicit instantiations of type variables.
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* Calculation commands "moreover" and "also" no longer interfere with
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  current facts ("this"), admitting arbitrary combinations with "then"
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  and derived forms.
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* Locales:
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  - Goal statements involving the context element "includes" no longer
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    generate theorems with internal delta predicates (those ending on
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    "_axioms") in the premise.
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    Resolve particular premise with <locale>.intro to obtain old form.
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  - Fixed bug in type inference ("unify_frozen") that prevented mix of target
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    specification and "includes" elements in goal statement.
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  - Rule sets <locale>.intro and <locale>.axioms no longer declared as
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    [intro?] and [elim?] (respectively) by default.
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  - Experimental command for instantiation of locales in proof contexts:
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        instantiate <label>[<attrs>]: <loc>
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    Instantiates locale <loc> and adds all its theorems to the current context
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    taking into account their attributes.  Label and attrs are optional
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    modifiers, like in theorem declarations.  If present, names of
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    instantiated theorems are qualified with <label>, and the attributes
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    <attrs> are applied after any attributes these theorems might have already.
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      If the locale has assumptions, a chained fact of the form
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    "<loc> t1 ... tn" is expected from which instantiations of the parameters
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    are derived.  The command does not support old-style locales declared
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    with "locale (open)".
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      A few (very simple) examples can be found in FOL/ex/LocaleInst.thy.
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* HOL: Tactic emulation methods induct_tac and case_tac understand static
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  (Isar) contexts.
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*** HOL ***
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* Proof import: new image HOL4 contains the imported library from
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  the HOL4 system with about 2500 theorems. It is imported by
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  replaying proof terms produced by HOL4 in Isabelle. The HOL4 image
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  can be used like any other Isabelle image.  See
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  HOL/Import/HOL/README for more information.
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* Simplifier:
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  - Much improved handling of linear and partial orders.
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    Reasoners for linear and partial orders are set up for type classes
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    "linorder" and "order" respectively, and are added to the default simpset
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    as solvers.  This means that the simplifier can build transitivity chains
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    to solve goals from the assumptions.
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  - INCOMPATIBILITY: old proofs break occasionally.  Typically, applications
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    of blast or auto after simplification become unnecessary because the goal
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    is solved by simplification already.
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* Numerics: new theory Ring_and_Field contains over 250 basic numerical laws, 
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    all proved in axiomatic type classes for semirings, rings and fields.
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* Numerics:
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  - Numeric types (nat, int, and in HOL-Complex rat, real, complex, etc.) are
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    now formalized using the Ring_and_Field theory mentioned above. 
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  - INCOMPATIBILITY: simplification and arithmetic behaves somewhat differently
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    than before, because now they are set up once in a generic manner.
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  - INCOMPATIBILITY: many type-specific arithmetic laws have gone. 
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    Look for the general versions in Ring_and_Field (and Power if they concern
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    exponentiation).
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* Type "rat" of the rational numbers is now available in HOL-Complex.
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* Records:
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  - Record types are now by default printed with their type abbreviation
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    instead of the list of all field types. This can be configured via
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    the reference "print_record_type_abbr".
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  - Simproc "record_upd_simproc" for simplification of multiple updates added 
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    (not enabled by default).
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  - Simproc "record_ex_sel_eq_simproc" to simplify EX x. sel r = x resp.
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    EX x. x = sel r to True (not enabled by default).
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  - Tactic "record_split_simp_tac" to split and simplify records added.
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* 'specification' command added, allowing for definition by
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  specification.  There is also an 'ax_specification' command that
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  introduces the new constants axiomatically.
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* arith(_tac) is now able to generate counterexamples for reals as well.
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* HOL-Algebra: new locale "ring" for non-commutative rings.
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* HOL-ex: InductiveInvariant_examples illustrates advanced recursive function
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  definitions, thanks to Sava Krsti\'{c} and John Matthews.
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* HOL-Matrix: a first theory for matrices in HOL with an application of 
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  matrix theory to linear programming.
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* Unions and Intersections:
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  The x-symbol output syntax of UN and INT has been changed
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  from "\<Union>x \<in> A. B" to "\<Union\<^bsub>x \<in> A\<^esub> B"
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  i.e. the index formulae has become a subscript, like in normal math.
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  Similarly for "\<Union>x. B", and for \<Inter> instead of \<Union>.
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  The subscript version is also accepted as input syntax.
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* Unions and Intersections over Intervals:
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  There is new short syntax "UN i<=n. A" for "UN i:{0..n}. A". There is 
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  also an x-symbol version with subscripts "\<Union>\<^bsub>i <= n\<^esub>. A" 
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  like in normal math, and corresponding versions for < and for intersection.
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* ML: the legacy theory structures Int and List have been removed. They had
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  conflicted with ML Basis Library structures having the same names.
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* 'refute' command added to search for (finite) countermodels.  Only works
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  for a fragment of HOL.  The installation of an external SAT solver is
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  highly recommended.  See "HOL/Refute.thy" for details.
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* 'quickcheck' command: Allows to find counterexamples by evaluating
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  formulae under an assignment of free variables to random values.
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  In contrast to 'refute', it can deal with inductive datatypes,
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  but cannot handle quantifiers. See "HOL/ex/Quickcheck_Examples.thy"
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  for examples.
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* Streams now come with concatenation and are part of the HOLCF image
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*** General ***
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* Provers/simplifier:
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  - Completely reimplemented method simp (ML: Asm_full_simp_tac):
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    Assumptions are now subject to complete mutual simplification,
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    not just from left to right. The simplifier now preserves
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    the order of assumptions.
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    Potential INCOMPATIBILITY:
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    -- simp sometimes diverges where the old version did
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       not, e.g. invoking simp on the goal
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        [| P (f x); y = x; f x = f y |] ==> Q
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       now gives rise to the infinite reduction sequence
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        P(f x) --(f x = f y)--> P(f y) --(y = x)--> P(f x) --(f x = f y)--> ...
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       Using "simp (asm_lr)" (ML: Asm_lr_simp_tac) instead often solves this
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       kind of problem.
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    -- Tactics combining classical reasoner and simplification (such as auto)
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       are also affected by this change, because many of them rely on
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       simp. They may sometimes diverge as well or yield a different numbers
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       of subgoals. Try to use e.g. force, fastsimp, or safe instead of auto
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       in case of problems. Sometimes subsequent calls to the classical
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       reasoner will fail because a preceeding call to the simplifier too
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       eagerly simplified the goal, e.g. deleted redundant premises.
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  - The simplifier trace now shows the names of the applied rewrite rules
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  - You can limit the number of recursive invocations of the simplifier
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    during conditional rewriting (where the simplifie tries to solve the
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    conditions before applying the rewrite rule):
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    ML "simp_depth_limit := n"
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    where n is an integer. Thus you can force termination where previously
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    the simplifier would diverge.
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  - Accepts free variables as head terms in congruence rules.  Useful in Isar.
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  - No longer aborts on failed congruence proof.  Instead, the
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    congruence is ignored.
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* Pure: New generic framework for extracting programs from constructive
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  proofs. See HOL/Extraction.thy for an example instantiation, as well
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  as HOL/Extraction for some case studies.
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* Pure: The main goal of the proof state is no longer shown by default, only
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the subgoals. This behaviour is controlled by a new flag.
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   PG menu: Isabelle/Isar -> Settings -> Show Main Goal
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(ML: Proof.show_main_goal).
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* Pure: You can find all matching introduction rules for subgoal 1, i.e. all
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rules whose conclusion matches subgoal 1:
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      PG menu: Isabelle/Isar -> Show me -> matching rules
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The rules are ordered by how closely they match the subgoal.
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In particular, rules that solve a subgoal outright are displayed first
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(or rather last, the way they are printed).
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(ML: ProofGeneral.print_intros())
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* Pure: New flag trace_unify_fail causes unification to print
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diagnostic information (PG: in trace buffer) when it fails. This is
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useful for figuring out why single step proofs like rule, erule or
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assumption failed.
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* Pure: Locale specifications now produce predicate definitions
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according to the body of text (covering assumptions modulo local
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definitions); predicate "loc_axioms" covers newly introduced text,
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while "loc" is cumulative wrt. all included locale expressions; the
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latter view is presented only on export into the global theory
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context; potential INCOMPATIBILITY, use "(open)" option to fall back
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on the old view without predicates;
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* Pure: predefined locales "var" and "struct" are useful for sharing
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parameters (as in CASL, for example); just specify something like
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``var x + var y + struct M'' as import;
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* Pure: improved thms_containing: proper indexing of facts instead of
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raw theorems; check validity of results wrt. current name space;
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include local facts of proof configuration (also covers active
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locales), cover fixed variables in index; may use "_" in term
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specification; an optional limit for the number of printed facts may
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be given (the default is 40);
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* Pure: disallow duplicate fact bindings within new-style theory files
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(batch-mode only);
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* Provers: improved induct method: assumptions introduced by case
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"foo" are split into "foo.hyps" (from the rule) and "foo.prems" (from
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the goal statement); "foo" still refers to all facts collectively;
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* Provers: the function blast.overloaded has been removed: all constants
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are regarded as potentially overloaded, which improves robustness in exchange
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for slight decrease in efficiency;
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* Provers/linorder: New generic prover for transitivity reasoning over
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linear orders.  Note: this prover is not efficient!
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* Isar: preview of problems to finish 'show' now produce an error
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rather than just a warning (in interactive mode);
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*** HOL ***
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* arith(_tac)
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 - Produces a counter example if it cannot prove a goal.
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   Note that the counter example may be spurious if the goal is not a formula
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   of quantifier-free linear arithmetic.
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   In ProofGeneral the counter example appears in the trace buffer.
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 - Knows about div k and mod k where k is a numeral of type nat or int.
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 - Calls full Presburger arithmetic (by Amine Chaieb) if quantifier-free
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   linear arithmetic fails. This takes account of quantifiers and divisibility.
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   Presburger arithmetic can also be called explicitly via presburger(_tac). 
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* simp's arithmetic capabilities have been enhanced a bit: it now
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takes ~= in premises into account (by performing a case split);
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* simp reduces "m*(n div m) + n mod m" to n, even if the two summands
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are distributed over a sum of terms;
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* New tactic "trans_tac" and method "trans" instantiate
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Provers/linorder.ML for axclasses "order" and "linorder" (predicates
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"<=", "<" and "="). 
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* function INCOMPATIBILITIES: Pi-sets have been redefined and moved from main 
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HOL to Library/FuncSet; constant "Fun.op o" is now called "Fun.comp";
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* 'typedef' command has new option "open" to suppress the set
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definition;
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* functions Min and Max on finite sets have been introduced (theory
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Finite_Set);
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* attribute [symmetric] now works for relations as well; it turns
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(x,y) : R^-1 into (y,x) : R, and vice versa;
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* induct over a !!-quantified statement (say !!x1..xn):
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  each "case" automatically performs "fix x1 .. xn" with exactly those names.
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* Map: `empty' is no longer a constant but a syntactic abbreviation for
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%x. None. Warning: empty_def now refers to the previously hidden definition
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of the empty set.
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* Algebra: formalization of classical algebra.  Intended as base for
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any algebraic development in Isabelle.  Currently covers group theory
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(up to Sylow's theorem) and ring theory (Universal Property of
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Univariate Polynomials).  Contributions welcome;
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* GroupTheory: deleted, since its material has been moved to Algebra;
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* Complex: new directory of the complex numbers with numeric constants, 
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nonstandard complex numbers, and some complex analysis, standard and 
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nonstandard (Jacques Fleuriot);
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* HOL-Complex: new image for analysis, replacing HOL-Real and HOL-Hyperreal;
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* Hyperreal: introduced Gauge integration and hyperreal logarithms (Jacques 
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Fleuriot);
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* Real/HahnBanach: updated and adapted to locales;
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* NumberTheory: added Gauss's law of quadratic reciprocity (by Avigad,
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Gray and Kramer);
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* UNITY: added the Meier-Sanders theory of progress sets;
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* MicroJava: bytecode verifier and lightweight bytecode verifier
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as abstract algorithms, instantiated to the JVM;
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* Bali: Java source language formalization. Type system, operational
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semantics, axiomatic semantics. Supported language features:
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classes, interfaces, objects,virtual methods, static methods,
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static/instance fields, arrays, access modifiers, definite
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assignment, exceptions.
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*** ZF ***
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* ZF/Constructible: consistency proof for AC (Gödel's constructible
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universe, etc.);
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* Main ZF: virtually all theories converted to new-style format;
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*** ML ***
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* Pure: Tactic.prove provides sane interface for internal proofs;
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omits the infamous "standard" operation, so this is more appropriate
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than prove_goalw_cterm in many situations (e.g. in simprocs);
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* Pure: improved error reporting of simprocs;
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* Provers: Simplifier.simproc(_i) provides sane interface for setting
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up simprocs;
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*** Document preparation ***
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* uses \par instead of \\ for line breaks in theory text. This may
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shift some page breaks in large documents. To get the old behaviour
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use \renewcommand{\isanewline}{\mbox{}\\\mbox{}} in root.tex.
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* minimized dependencies of isabelle.sty and isabellesym.sty on 
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other packages
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* \<euro> now needs package babel/greek instead of marvosym (which
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broke \Rightarrow)
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* normal size for \<zero>...\<nine> (uses \mathbf instead of 
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textcomp package)
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New in Isabelle2002 (March 2002)
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--------------------------------
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*** Document preparation ***
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* greatly simplified document preparation setup, including more
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graceful interpretation of isatool usedir -i/-d/-D options, and more
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instructive isatool mkdir; users should basically be able to get
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started with "isatool mkdir HOL Test && isatool make"; alternatively,
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users may run a separate document processing stage manually like this:
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"isatool usedir -D output HOL Test && isatool document Test/output";
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* theory dependency graph may now be incorporated into documents;
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isatool usedir -g true will produce session_graph.eps/.pdf for use
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with \includegraphics of LaTeX;
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* proper spacing of consecutive markup elements, especially text
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blocks after section headings;
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* support bold style (for single symbols only), input syntax is like
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this: "\<^bold>\<alpha>" or "\<^bold>A";
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* \<bullet> is now output as bold \cdot by default, which looks much
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better in printed text;
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* added default LaTeX bindings for \<tturnstile> and \<TTurnstile>;
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note that these symbols are currently unavailable in Proof General /
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X-Symbol; new symbols \<zero>, \<one>, ..., \<nine>, and \<euro>;
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* isatool latex no longer depends on changed TEXINPUTS, instead
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isatool document copies the Isabelle style files to the target
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location;
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*** Isar ***
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* Pure/Provers: improved proof by cases and induction;
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  - 'case' command admits impromptu naming of parameters (such as
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    "case (Suc n)");
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  - 'induct' method divinates rule instantiation from the inductive
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    claim; no longer requires excessive ?P bindings for proper
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    instantiation of cases;
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  - 'induct' method properly enumerates all possibilities of set/type
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    rules; as a consequence facts may be also passed through *type*
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    rules without further ado;
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  - 'induct' method now derives symbolic cases from the *rulified*
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    rule (before it used to rulify cases stemming from the internal
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    atomized version); this means that the context of a non-atomic
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    statement becomes is included in the hypothesis, avoiding the
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    slightly cumbersome show "PROP ?case" form;
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  - 'induct' may now use elim-style induction rules without chaining
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    facts, using ``missing'' premises from the goal state; this allows
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    rules stemming from inductive sets to be applied in unstructured
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    scripts, while still benefitting from proper handling of non-atomic
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    statements; NB: major inductive premises need to be put first, all
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    the rest of the goal is passed through the induction;
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  - 'induct' proper support for mutual induction involving non-atomic
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    rule statements (uses the new concept of simultaneous goals, see
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    below);
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  - append all possible rule selections, but only use the first
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    success (no backtracking);
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  - removed obsolete "(simplified)" and "(stripped)" options of methods;
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  - undeclared rule case names default to numbers 1, 2, 3, ...;
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  - added 'print_induct_rules' (covered by help item in recent Proof
wenzelm@12754
   512
    General versions);
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  - moved induct/cases attributes to Pure, methods to Provers;
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  - generic method setup instantiated for FOL and HOL;
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* Pure: support multiple simultaneous goal statements, for example
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"have a: A and b: B" (same for 'theorem' etc.); being a pure
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meta-level mechanism, this acts as if several individual goals had
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   519
been stated separately; in particular common proof methods need to be
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repeated in order to cover all claims; note that a single elimination
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step is *not* sufficient to establish the two conjunctions, so this
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fails:
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   523
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  assume "A & B" then have A and B ..   (*".." fails*)
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   525
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better use "obtain" in situations as above; alternative refer to
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multi-step methods like 'auto', 'simp_all', 'blast+' etc.;
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   528
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* Pure: proper integration with ``locales''; unlike the original
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version by Florian Kammüller, Isar locales package high-level proof
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   531
contexts rather than raw logical ones (e.g. we admit to include
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   532
attributes everywhere); operations on locales include merge and
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rename; support for implicit arguments (``structures''); simultaneous
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   534
type-inference over imports and text; see also HOL/ex/Locales.thy for
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some examples;
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* Pure: the following commands have been ``localized'', supporting a
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target locale specification "(in name)": 'lemma', 'theorem',
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'corollary', 'lemmas', 'theorems', 'declare'; the results will be
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   540
stored both within the locale and at the theory level (exported and
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   541
qualified by the locale name);
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   542
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   543
* Pure: theory goals may now be specified in ``long'' form, with
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ad-hoc contexts consisting of arbitrary locale elements. for example
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``lemma foo: fixes x assumes "A x" shows "B x"'' (local syntax and
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definitions may be given, too); the result is a meta-level rule with
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   547
the context elements being discharged in the obvious way;
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   548
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* Pure: new proof command 'using' allows to augment currently used
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   550
facts after a goal statement ('using' is syntactically analogous to
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   551
'apply', but acts on the goal's facts only); this allows chained facts
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   552
to be separated into parts given before and after a claim, as in
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   553
``from a and b have C using d and e <proof>'';
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   554
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* Pure: renamed "antecedent" case to "rule_context";
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* Pure: new 'judgment' command records explicit information about the
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object-logic embedding (used by several tools internally); no longer
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   559
use hard-wired "Trueprop";
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   560
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* Pure: added 'corollary' command;
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* Pure: fixed 'token_translation' command;
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   564
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* Pure: removed obsolete 'exported' attribute;
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   566
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* Pure: dummy pattern "_" in is/let is now automatically lifted over
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bound variables: "ALL x. P x --> Q x" (is "ALL x. _ --> ?C x")
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   569
supersedes more cumbersome ... (is "ALL x. _ x --> ?C x");
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   570
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* Pure: method 'atomize' presents local goal premises as object-level
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statements (atomic meta-level propositions); setup controlled via
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rewrite rules declarations of 'atomize' attribute; example
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application: 'induct' method with proper rule statements in improper
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proof *scripts*;
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* Pure: emulation of instantiation tactics (rule_tac, cut_tac, etc.)
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now consider the syntactic context of assumptions, giving a better
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   579
chance to get type-inference of the arguments right (this is
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especially important for locales);
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   581
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   582
* Pure: "sorry" no longer requires quick_and_dirty in interactive
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   583
mode;
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   584
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* Pure/obtain: the formal conclusion "thesis", being marked as
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``internal'', may no longer be reference directly in the text;
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potential INCOMPATIBILITY, may need to use "?thesis" in rare
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situations;
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* Pure: generic 'sym' attribute which declares a rule both as pure
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'elim?' and for the 'symmetric' operation;
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* Pure: marginal comments ``--'' may now occur just anywhere in the
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text; the fixed correlation with particular command syntax has been
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discontinued;
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* Pure: new method 'rules' is particularly well-suited for proof
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search in intuitionistic logic; a bit slower than 'blast' or 'fast',
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but often produces more compact proof terms with less detours;
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* Pure/Provers/classical: simplified integration with pure rule
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attributes and methods; the classical "intro?/elim?/dest?"
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declarations coincide with the pure ones; the "rule" method no longer
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includes classically swapped intros; "intro" and "elim" methods no
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   605
longer pick rules from the context; also got rid of ML declarations
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AddXIs/AddXEs/AddXDs; all of this has some potential for
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INCOMPATIBILITY;
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   608
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* Provers/classical: attribute 'swapped' produces classical inversions
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of introduction rules;
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   611
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* Provers/simplifier: 'simplified' attribute may refer to explicit
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rules instead of full simplifier context; 'iff' attribute handles
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   614
conditional rules;
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   615
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* HOL: 'typedef' now allows alternative names for Rep/Abs morphisms;
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   617
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* HOL: 'recdef' now fails on unfinished automated proofs, use
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   619
"(permissive)" option to recover old behavior;
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* HOL: 'inductive' no longer features separate (collective) attributes
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for 'intros' (was found too confusing);
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   623
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* HOL: properly declared induction rules less_induct and
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wf_induct_rule;
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*** HOL ***
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   629
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* HOL: moved over to sane numeral syntax; the new policy is as
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   631
follows:
wenzelm@11702
   632
wenzelm@11702
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  - 0 and 1 are polymorphic constants, which are defined on any
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   634
  numeric type (nat, int, real etc.);
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   635
wenzelm@11702
   636
  - 2, 3, 4, ... and -1, -2, -3, ... are polymorphic numerals, based
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  binary representation internally;
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   638
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  - type nat has special constructor Suc, and generally prefers Suc 0
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  over 1::nat and Suc (Suc 0) over 2::nat;
wenzelm@11702
   641
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This change may cause significant problems of INCOMPATIBILITY; here
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   643
are some hints on converting existing sources:
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   644
wenzelm@11702
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  - due to the new "num" token, "-0" and "-1" etc. are now atomic
wenzelm@11702
   646
  entities, so expressions involving "-" (unary or binary minus) need
wenzelm@11702
   647
  to be spaced properly;
wenzelm@11702
   648
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   649
  - existing occurrences of "1" may need to be constraint "1::nat" or
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  even replaced by Suc 0; similar for old "2";
wenzelm@11702
   651
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   652
  - replace "#nnn" by "nnn", and "#-nnn" by "-nnn";
wenzelm@11702
   653
wenzelm@11702
   654
  - remove all special provisions on numerals in proofs;
wenzelm@11702
   655
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* HOL: simp rules nat_number expand numerals on nat to Suc/0
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representation (depends on bin_arith_simps in the default context);
wenzelm@12837
   658
wenzelm@12736
   659
* HOL: symbolic syntax for x^2 (numeral 2);
wenzelm@12736
   660
wenzelm@12335
   661
* HOL: the class of all HOL types is now called "type" rather than
wenzelm@12335
   662
"term"; INCOMPATIBILITY, need to adapt references to this type class
wenzelm@12335
   663
in axclass/classes, instance/arities, and (usually rare) occurrences
wenzelm@12335
   664
in typings (of consts etc.); internally the class is called
wenzelm@12335
   665
"HOL.type", ML programs should refer to HOLogic.typeS;
wenzelm@12335
   666
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* HOL/record package improvements:
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  - new derived operations "fields" to build a partial record section,
wenzelm@12280
   669
    "extend" to promote a fixed record to a record scheme, and
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   670
    "truncate" for the reverse; cf. theorems "xxx.defs", which are *not*
wenzelm@12280
   671
    declared as simp by default;
wenzelm@12587
   672
  - shared operations ("more", "fields", etc.) now need to be always
wenzelm@12587
   673
    qualified) --- potential INCOMPATIBILITY;
wenzelm@12280
   674
  - removed "make_scheme" operations (use "make" with "extend") --
wenzelm@12280
   675
    INCOMPATIBILITY;
wenzelm@11937
   676
  - removed "more" class (simply use "term") -- INCOMPATIBILITY;
wenzelm@12253
   677
  - provides cases/induct rules for use with corresponding Isar
wenzelm@12253
   678
    methods (for concrete records, record schemes, concrete more
wenzelm@12280
   679
    parts, and schematic more parts -- in that order);
wenzelm@11930
   680
  - internal definitions directly based on a light-weight abstract
wenzelm@11930
   681
    theory of product types over typedef rather than datatype;
wenzelm@11930
   682
berghofe@13023
   683
* HOL: generic code generator for generating executable ML code from
berghofe@13023
   684
specifications; specific support for HOL constructs such as inductive
berghofe@13023
   685
datatypes and sets, as well as recursive functions; can be invoked
berghofe@13023
   686
via 'generate_code' theory section;
berghofe@13023
   687
wenzelm@11933
   688
* HOL: canonical cases/induct rules for n-tuples (n = 3..7);
wenzelm@11933
   689
paulson@13824
   690
* HOL: consolidated and renamed several theories.  In particular:
paulson@13824
   691
	Ord.thy has been absorbed into HOL.thy
paulson@13824
   692
	String.thy has been absorbed into List.thy
paulson@13824
   693
 
wenzelm@11802
   694
* HOL: concrete setsum syntax "\<Sum>i:A. b" == "setsum (%i. b) A"
wenzelm@11802
   695
(beware of argument permutation!);
wenzelm@11802
   696
wenzelm@11657
   697
* HOL: linorder_less_split superseded by linorder_cases;
wenzelm@11657
   698
wenzelm@12917
   699
* HOL/List: "nodups" renamed to "distinct";
nipkow@12889
   700
wenzelm@11633
   701
* HOL: added "The" definite description operator; move Hilbert's "Eps"
paulson@13824
   702
to peripheral theory "Hilbert_Choice"; some INCOMPATIBILITIES:
paulson@13824
   703
  - Ex_def has changed, now need to use some_eq_ex
wenzelm@11437
   704
wenzelm@11572
   705
* HOL: made split_all_tac safe; EXISTING PROOFS MAY FAIL OR LOOP, so
wenzelm@11572
   706
in this (rare) case use:
wenzelm@11572
   707
wenzelm@11572
   708
  delSWrapper "split_all_tac"
wenzelm@11572
   709
  addSbefore ("unsafe_split_all_tac", unsafe_split_all_tac)
wenzelm@11572
   710
wenzelm@11572
   711
* HOL: added safe wrapper "split_conv_tac" to claset; EXISTING PROOFS
wenzelm@11474
   712
MAY FAIL;
nipkow@11361
   713
wenzelm@11572
   714
* HOL: introduced f^n = f o ... o f; warning: due to the limits of
wenzelm@11572
   715
Isabelle's type classes, ^ on functions and relations has too general
wenzelm@11572
   716
a domain, namely ('a * 'b) set and 'a => 'b; this means that it may be
wenzelm@11572
   717
necessary to attach explicit type constraints;
nipkow@11307
   718
wenzelm@12917
   719
* HOL/Relation: the prefix name of the infix "O" has been changed from
wenzelm@12917
   720
"comp" to "rel_comp"; INCOMPATIBILITY: a few theorems have been
wenzelm@12917
   721
renamed accordingly (eg "compI" -> "rel_compI").
nipkow@12489
   722
wenzelm@11487
   723
* HOL: syntax translations now work properly with numerals and records
wenzelm@11487
   724
expressions;
wenzelm@11474
   725
wenzelm@12457
   726
* HOL: bounded abstraction now uses syntax "%" / "\<lambda>" instead
wenzelm@12457
   727
of "lam" -- INCOMPATIBILITY;
wenzelm@11474
   728
wenzelm@11933
   729
* HOL: got rid of some global declarations (potential INCOMPATIBILITY
wenzelm@11933
   730
for ML tools): const "()" renamed "Product_Type.Unity", type "unit"
wenzelm@11933
   731
renamed "Product_Type.unit";
wenzelm@11611
   732
nipkow@12564
   733
* HOL: renamed rtrancl_into_rtrancl2 to converse_rtrancl_into_rtrancl
nipkow@12564
   734
wenzelm@12924
   735
* HOL: removed obsolete theorem "optionE" (use "option.exhaust", or
wenzelm@12924
   736
the "cases" method);
wenzelm@12924
   737
wenzelm@12597
   738
* HOL/GroupTheory: group theory examples including Sylow's theorem (by
wenzelm@12597
   739
Florian Kammüller);
wenzelm@12597
   740
wenzelm@12608
   741
* HOL/IMP: updated and converted to new-style theory format; several
wenzelm@12608
   742
parts turned into readable document, with proper Isar proof texts and
wenzelm@12608
   743
some explanations (by Gerwin Klein);
wenzelm@12597
   744
wenzelm@12734
   745
* HOL-Real: added Complex_Numbers (by Gertrud Bauer);
wenzelm@12734
   746
wenzelm@12690
   747
* HOL-Hyperreal is now a logic image;
wenzelm@12690
   748
wenzelm@11611
   749
wenzelm@12022
   750
*** HOLCF ***
wenzelm@12022
   751
wenzelm@12622
   752
* Isar: consts/constdefs supports mixfix syntax for continuous
wenzelm@12622
   753
operations;
wenzelm@12622
   754
wenzelm@12622
   755
* Isar: domain package adapted to new-style theory format, e.g. see
wenzelm@12622
   756
HOLCF/ex/Dnat.thy;
wenzelm@12622
   757
wenzelm@12622
   758
* theory Lift: proper use of rep_datatype lift instead of ML hacks --
wenzelm@12280
   759
potential INCOMPATIBILITY; now use plain induct_tac instead of former
wenzelm@12280
   760
lift.induct_tac, always use UU instead of Undef;
wenzelm@12022
   761
wenzelm@12597
   762
* HOLCF/IMP: updated and converted to new-style theory;
wenzelm@12597
   763
wenzelm@12022
   764
wenzelm@11474
   765
*** ZF ***
wenzelm@11474
   766
wenzelm@12622
   767
* Isar: proper integration of logic-specific tools and packages,
wenzelm@12622
   768
including theory commands '(co)inductive', '(co)datatype',
wenzelm@12622
   769
'rep_datatype', 'inductive_cases', as well as methods 'ind_cases',
wenzelm@12622
   770
'induct_tac', 'case_tac', and 'typecheck' (with attribute 'TC');
wenzelm@12622
   771
wenzelm@12622
   772
* theory Main no longer includes AC; for the Axiom of Choice, base
wenzelm@12622
   773
your theory on Main_ZFC;
wenzelm@12622
   774
wenzelm@12622
   775
* the integer library now covers quotients and remainders, with many
wenzelm@12622
   776
laws relating division to addition, multiplication, etc.;
paulson@12563
   777
wenzelm@12280
   778
* ZF/UNITY: Chandy and Misra's UNITY is now available in ZF, giving a
wenzelm@12280
   779
typeless version of the formalism;
wenzelm@12280
   780
wenzelm@13025
   781
* ZF/AC, Coind, IMP, Resid: updated and converted to new-style theory
wenzelm@13025
   782
format;
wenzelm@12608
   783
wenzelm@12280
   784
* ZF/Induct: new directory for examples of inductive definitions,
wenzelm@12608
   785
including theory Multiset for multiset orderings; converted to
wenzelm@12608
   786
new-style theory format;
wenzelm@12177
   787
wenzelm@13025
   788
* ZF: many new theorems about lists, ordinals, etc.;
paulson@12850
   789
wenzelm@11474
   790
wenzelm@11474
   791
*** General ***
wenzelm@11474
   792
wenzelm@12280
   793
* Pure/kernel: meta-level proof terms (by Stefan Berghofer); reference
wenzelm@12280
   794
variable proof controls level of detail: 0 = no proofs (only oracle
wenzelm@12280
   795
dependencies), 1 = lemma dependencies, 2 = compact proof terms; see
wenzelm@12280
   796
also ref manual for further ML interfaces;
wenzelm@12280
   797
wenzelm@12280
   798
* Pure/axclass: removed obsolete ML interface
wenzelm@12280
   799
goal_subclass/goal_arity;
wenzelm@12280
   800
wenzelm@12280
   801
* Pure/syntax: new token syntax "num" for plain numerals (without "#"
wenzelm@12280
   802
of "xnum"); potential INCOMPATIBILITY, since -0, -1 etc. are now
wenzelm@12280
   803
separate tokens, so expressions involving minus need to be spaced
wenzelm@12280
   804
properly;
wenzelm@12280
   805
wenzelm@12312
   806
* Pure/syntax: support non-oriented infixes, using keyword "infix"
wenzelm@12312
   807
rather than "infixl" or "infixr";
wenzelm@12312
   808
wenzelm@12312
   809
* Pure/syntax: concrete syntax for dummy type variables admits genuine
wenzelm@12312
   810
sort constraint specifications in type inference; e.g. "x::_::foo"
wenzelm@12312
   811
ensures that the type of "x" is of sort "foo" (but not necessarily a
wenzelm@12312
   812
type variable);
wenzelm@12280
   813
wenzelm@12280
   814
* Pure/syntax: print modes "type_brackets" and "no_type_brackets"
wenzelm@12280
   815
control output of nested => (types); the default behavior is
wenzelm@12280
   816
"type_brackets";
wenzelm@12280
   817
wenzelm@12280
   818
* Pure/syntax: builtin parse translation for "_constify" turns valued
wenzelm@11817
   819
tokens into AST constants;
wenzelm@11474
   820
wenzelm@12280
   821
* Pure/syntax: prefer later declarations of translations and print
wenzelm@12280
   822
translation functions; potential INCOMPATIBILITY: need to reverse
wenzelm@12280
   823
multiple declarations for same syntax element constant;
wenzelm@12280
   824
wenzelm@12832
   825
* Pure/show_hyps reset by default (in accordance to existing Isar
wenzelm@12832
   826
practice);
wenzelm@12832
   827
wenzelm@12280
   828
* Provers/classical: renamed addaltern to addafter, addSaltern to
wenzelm@12280
   829
addSafter;
wenzelm@12280
   830
wenzelm@12280
   831
* Provers/clasimp: ``iff'' declarations now handle conditional rules
wenzelm@12280
   832
as well;
wenzelm@12253
   833
wenzelm@12538
   834
* system: tested support for MacOS X; should be able to get Isabelle +
wenzelm@12538
   835
Proof General to work in a plain Terminal after installing Poly/ML
wenzelm@12538
   836
(e.g. from the Isabelle distribution area) and GNU bash alone
wenzelm@12538
   837
(e.g. from http://www.apple.com); full X11, XEmacs and X-Symbol
wenzelm@12538
   838
support requires further installations, e.g. from
wenzelm@12538
   839
http://fink.sourceforge.net/);
wenzelm@12538
   840
wenzelm@12280
   841
* system: support Poly/ML 4.1.1 (able to manage larger heaps);
wenzelm@11551
   842
wenzelm@12753
   843
* system: reduced base memory usage by Poly/ML (approx. 20 MB instead
wenzelm@12753
   844
of 40 MB), cf. ML_OPTIONS;
wenzelm@12753
   845
wenzelm@11633
   846
* system: Proof General keywords specification is now part of the
wenzelm@11633
   847
Isabelle distribution (see etc/isar-keywords.el);
wenzelm@11633
   848
wenzelm@12728
   849
* system: support for persistent Proof General sessions (refrain from
wenzelm@12728
   850
outdating all loaded theories on startup); user may create writable
wenzelm@12728
   851
logic images like this: ``isabelle -q HOL Test'';
wenzelm@12597
   852
wenzelm@11551
   853
* system: smart selection of Isabelle process versus Isabelle
wenzelm@11572
   854
interface, accommodates case-insensitive file systems (e.g. HFS+); may
wenzelm@11572
   855
run both "isabelle" and "Isabelle" even if file names are badly
wenzelm@11572
   856
damaged (executable inspects the case of the first letter of its own
wenzelm@11572
   857
name); added separate "isabelle-process" and "isabelle-interface";
wenzelm@11551
   858
wenzelm@12472
   859
* system: refrain from any attempt at filtering input streams; no
wenzelm@12472
   860
longer support ``8bit'' encoding of old isabelle font, instead proper
wenzelm@12472
   861
iso-latin characters may now be used; the related isatools
wenzelm@12472
   862
"symbolinput" and "nonascii" have disappeared as well;
wenzelm@12472
   863
wenzelm@12472
   864
* system: removed old "xterm" interface (the print modes "xterm" and
wenzelm@12472
   865
"xterm_color" are still available for direct use in a suitable
wenzelm@12472
   866
terminal);
wenzelm@12472
   867
paulson@11314
   868
oheimb@11169
   869
wenzelm@11062
   870
New in Isabelle99-2 (February 2001)
wenzelm@11062
   871
-----------------------------------
wenzelm@11062
   872
nipkow@10224
   873
*** Overview of INCOMPATIBILITIES ***
nipkow@10224
   874
paulson@11241
   875
* HOL: please note that theories in the Library and elsewhere often use the
paulson@11241
   876
new-style (Isar) format; to refer to their theorems in an ML script you must
wenzelm@12622
   877
bind them to ML identifers by e.g.      val thm_name = thm "thm_name";
paulson@11241
   878
wenzelm@11043
   879
* HOL: inductive package no longer splits induction rule aggressively,
wenzelm@11043
   880
but only as far as specified by the introductions given; the old
oheimb@11130
   881
format may be recovered via ML function complete_split_rule or attribute
wenzelm@11043
   882
'split_rule (complete)';
wenzelm@11043
   883
wenzelm@10998
   884
* HOL: induct renamed to lfp_induct, lfp_Tarski to lfp_unfold,
wenzelm@10998
   885
gfp_Tarski to gfp_unfold;
nipkow@10224
   886
paulson@10288
   887
* HOL: contrapos, contrapos2 renamed to contrapos_nn, contrapos_pp;
paulson@10288
   888
wenzelm@10858
   889
* HOL: infix "dvd" now has priority 50 rather than 70 (because it is a
wenzelm@10858
   890
relation); infix "^^" has been renamed "``"; infix "``" has been
wenzelm@10858
   891
renamed "`"; "univalent" has been renamed "single_valued";
nipkow@10793
   892
wenzelm@10998
   893
* HOL/Real: "rinv" and "hrinv" replaced by overloaded "inverse"
wenzelm@10998
   894
operation;
wenzelm@10998
   895
nipkow@10868
   896
* HOLCF: infix "`" has been renamed "$"; the symbol syntax is \<cdot>;
nipkow@10856
   897
wenzelm@10391
   898
* Isar: 'obtain' no longer declares "that" fact as simp/intro;
wenzelm@10391
   899
wenzelm@10401
   900
* Isar/HOL: method 'induct' now handles non-atomic goals; as a
wenzelm@10401
   901
consequence, it is no longer monotonic wrt. the local goal context
wenzelm@10401
   902
(which is now passed through the inductive cases);
wenzelm@10401
   903
wenzelm@10976
   904
* Document preparation: renamed standard symbols \<ll> to \<lless> and
wenzelm@10976
   905
\<gg> to \<ggreater>;
wenzelm@10976
   906
nipkow@10224
   907
wenzelm@10245
   908
*** Document preparation ***
wenzelm@10245
   909
wenzelm@10858
   910
* \isabellestyle{NAME} selects version of Isabelle output (currently
wenzelm@10858
   911
available: are "it" for near math-mode best-style output, "sl" for
wenzelm@10858
   912
slanted text style, and "tt" for plain type-writer; if no
wenzelm@10858
   913
\isabellestyle command is given, output is according to slanted
wenzelm@10858
   914
type-writer);
wenzelm@10858
   915
wenzelm@10322
   916
* support sub/super scripts (for single symbols only), input syntax is
wenzelm@10322
   917
like this: "A\<^sup>*" or "A\<^sup>\<star>";
wenzelm@10322
   918
wenzelm@10858
   919
* some more standard symbols; see Appendix A of the system manual for
wenzelm@11062
   920
the complete list of symbols defined in isabellesym.sty;
wenzelm@10858
   921
wenzelm@10998
   922
* improved isabelle style files; more abstract symbol implementation
wenzelm@10998
   923
(should now use \isamath{...} and \isatext{...} in custom symbol
wenzelm@10998
   924
definitions);
wenzelm@10998
   925
wenzelm@10634
   926
* antiquotation @{goals} and @{subgoals} for output of *dynamic* goals
wenzelm@10634
   927
state; Note that presentation of goal states does not conform to
wenzelm@10634
   928
actual human-readable proof documents.  Please do not include goal
wenzelm@10634
   929
states into document output unless you really know what you are doing!
wenzelm@10322
   930
wenzelm@11062
   931
* proper indentation of antiquoted output with proportional LaTeX
wenzelm@11062
   932
fonts;
wenzelm@10862
   933
wenzelm@11050
   934
* no_document ML operator temporarily disables LaTeX document
wenzelm@11050
   935
generation;
wenzelm@11050
   936
wenzelm@11062
   937
* isatool unsymbolize tunes sources for plain ASCII communication;
wenzelm@11062
   938
wenzelm@10322
   939
wenzelm@10306
   940
*** Isar ***
wenzelm@10306
   941
wenzelm@10547
   942
* Pure: Isar now suffers initial goal statements to contain unbound
wenzelm@10547
   943
schematic variables (this does not conform to actual readable proof
wenzelm@10547
   944
documents, due to unpredictable outcome and non-compositional proof
wenzelm@10547
   945
checking); users who know what they are doing may use schematic goals
wenzelm@10547
   946
for Prolog-style synthesis of proven results;
wenzelm@10547
   947
wenzelm@10391
   948
* Pure: assumption method (an implicit finishing) now handles actual
wenzelm@10391
   949
rules as well;
wenzelm@10391
   950
wenzelm@10391
   951
* Pure: improved 'obtain' --- moved to Pure, insert "that" into
wenzelm@10391
   952
initial goal, declare "that" only as Pure intro (only for single
wenzelm@10391
   953
steps); the "that" rule assumption may now be involved in implicit
wenzelm@10391
   954
finishing, thus ".." becomes a feasible for trivial obtains;
wenzelm@10391
   955
wenzelm@10391
   956
* Pure: default proof step now includes 'intro_classes'; thus trivial
wenzelm@10391
   957
instance proofs may be performed by "..";
wenzelm@10391
   958
wenzelm@10391
   959
* Pure: ?thesis / ?this / "..." now work for pure meta-level
wenzelm@10391
   960
statements as well;
wenzelm@10306
   961
wenzelm@11097
   962
* Pure: more robust selection of calculational rules;
wenzelm@11097
   963
wenzelm@10858
   964
* Pure: the builtin notion of 'finished' goal now includes the ==-refl
wenzelm@10858
   965
rule (as well as the assumption rule);
wenzelm@10858
   966
wenzelm@10858
   967
* Pure: 'thm_deps' command visualizes dependencies of theorems and
wenzelm@10858
   968
lemmas, using the graph browser tool;
wenzelm@10858
   969
wenzelm@10944
   970
* Pure: predict failure of "show" in interactive mode;
wenzelm@10944
   971
wenzelm@11016
   972
* Pure: 'thms_containing' now takes actual terms as arguments;
wenzelm@11016
   973
wenzelm@10401
   974
* HOL: improved method 'induct' --- now handles non-atomic goals
wenzelm@10401
   975
(potential INCOMPATIBILITY); tuned error handling;
wenzelm@10401
   976
wenzelm@10557
   977
* HOL: cases and induct rules now provide explicit hints about the
wenzelm@10547
   978
number of facts to be consumed (0 for "type" and 1 for "set" rules);
wenzelm@10547
   979
any remaining facts are inserted into the goal verbatim;
wenzelm@10547
   980
wenzelm@10858
   981
* HOL: local contexts (aka cases) may now contain term bindings as
wenzelm@10858
   982
well; the 'cases' and 'induct' methods new provide a ?case binding for
wenzelm@10858
   983
the result to be shown in each case;
wenzelm@10858
   984
wenzelm@10770
   985
* HOL: added 'recdef_tc' command;
wenzelm@10770
   986
wenzelm@11016
   987
* isatool convert assists in eliminating legacy ML scripts;
wenzelm@11016
   988
wenzelm@10306
   989
wenzelm@10245
   990
*** HOL ***
wenzelm@10245
   991
wenzelm@10245
   992
* HOL/Library: a collection of generic theories to be used together
wenzelm@10245
   993
with main HOL; the theory loader path already includes this directory
wenzelm@10245
   994
by default; the following existing theories have been moved here:
wenzelm@10245
   995
HOL/Induct/Multiset, HOL/Induct/Acc (as Accessible_Part), HOL/While
wenzelm@10337
   996
(as While_Combinator), HOL/Lex/Prefix (as List_Prefix);
wenzelm@10245
   997
wenzelm@10966
   998
* HOL/Unix: "Some aspects of Unix file-system security", a typical
wenzelm@10966
   999
modelling and verification task performed in Isabelle/HOL +
wenzelm@10966
  1000
Isabelle/Isar + Isabelle document preparation (by Markus Wenzel).
wenzelm@10966
  1001
wenzelm@11094
  1002
* HOL/Algebra: special summation operator SUM no longer exists, it has
wenzelm@11094
  1003
been replaced by setsum; infix 'assoc' now has priority 50 (like
wenzelm@11094
  1004
'dvd'); axiom 'one_not_zero' has been moved from axclass 'ring' to
wenzelm@11094
  1005
'domain', this makes the theory consistent with mathematical
wenzelm@11094
  1006
literature;
wenzelm@11094
  1007
wenzelm@10514
  1008
* HOL basics: added overloaded operations "inverse" and "divide"
wenzelm@10726
  1009
(infix "/"), syntax for generic "abs" operation, generic summation
wenzelm@11094
  1010
operator \<Sum>;
wenzelm@10452
  1011
wenzelm@10391
  1012
* HOL/typedef: simplified package, provide more useful rules (see also
wenzelm@10391
  1013
HOL/subset.thy);
wenzelm@10391
  1014
wenzelm@10915
  1015
* HOL/datatype: induction rule for arbitrarily branching datatypes is
wenzelm@10915
  1016
now expressed as a proper nested rule (old-style tactic scripts may
wenzelm@10915
  1017
require atomize_strip_tac to cope with non-atomic premises);
wenzelm@10915
  1018
wenzelm@10915
  1019
* HOL: renamed theory "Prod" to "Product_Type", renamed "split" rule
wenzelm@10915
  1020
to "split_conv" (old name still available for compatibility);
wenzelm@10915
  1021
wenzelm@10915
  1022
* HOL: improved concrete syntax for strings (e.g. allows translation
wenzelm@10915
  1023
rules with string literals);
wenzelm@10915
  1024
paulson@12245
  1025
* HOL-Real-Hyperreal: this extends HOL-Real with the hyperreals
paulson@12245
  1026
 and Fleuriot's mechanization of analysis, including the transcendental
paulson@12245
  1027
 functions for the reals;
paulson@10756
  1028
wenzelm@11094
  1029
* HOL/Real, HOL/Hyperreal: improved arithmetic simplification;
wenzelm@10391
  1030
wenzelm@10858
  1031
paulson@10474
  1032
*** CTT ***
paulson@10474
  1033
wenzelm@10547
  1034
* CTT: x-symbol support for Pi, Sigma, -->, : (membership); note that
wenzelm@10547
  1035
"lam" is displayed as TWO lambda-symbols
paulson@10474
  1036
wenzelm@10547
  1037
* CTT: theory Main now available, containing everything (that is, Bool
wenzelm@10547
  1038
and Arith);
wenzelm@10547
  1039
paulson@10474
  1040
wenzelm@10391
  1041
*** General ***
wenzelm@10391
  1042
wenzelm@10547
  1043
* Pure: the Simplifier has been implemented properly as a derived rule
wenzelm@10547
  1044
outside of the actual kernel (at last!); the overall performance
wenzelm@10547
  1045
penalty in practical applications is about 50%, while reliability of
wenzelm@10547
  1046
the Isabelle inference kernel has been greatly improved;
wenzelm@10547
  1047
wenzelm@11112
  1048
* print modes "brackets" and "no_brackets" control output of nested =>
wenzelm@11112
  1049
(types) and ==> (props); the default behaviour is "brackets";
wenzelm@11112
  1050
wenzelm@10391
  1051
* Provers: fast_tac (and friends) now handle actual object-logic rules
wenzelm@10391
  1052
as assumptions as well;
wenzelm@10391
  1053
wenzelm@11124
  1054
* system: support Poly/ML 4.0;
wenzelm@11124
  1055
wenzelm@11124
  1056
* system: isatool install handles KDE version 1 or 2;
wenzelm@11124
  1057
wenzelm@10391
  1058
wenzelm@10245
  1059
wenzelm@10103
  1060
New in Isabelle99-1 (October 2000)
wenzelm@10103
  1061
----------------------------------
wenzelm@8015
  1062
wenzelm@10003
  1063
*** Overview of INCOMPATIBILITIES ***
paulson@8014
  1064
wenzelm@8848
  1065
* HOL: simplification of natural numbers is much changed; to partly
wenzelm@8848
  1066
recover the old behaviour (e.g. to prevent n+n rewriting to #2*n)
wenzelm@8848
  1067
issue the following ML commands:
wenzelm@8848
  1068
wenzelm@8848
  1069
  Delsimprocs Nat_Numeral_Simprocs.cancel_numerals;
wenzelm@8848
  1070
  Delsimprocs [Nat_Numeral_Simprocs.combine_numerals];
paulson@8788
  1071
wenzelm@10129
  1072
* HOL: simplification no longer dives into case-expressions; this is
wenzelm@10129
  1073
controlled by "t.weak_case_cong" for each datatype t;
wenzelm@10003
  1074
wenzelm@10003
  1075
* HOL: nat_less_induct renamed to less_induct;
wenzelm@10003
  1076
wenzelm@10003
  1077
* HOL: systematic renaming of the SOME (Eps) rules, may use isatool
wenzelm@10003
  1078
fixsome to patch .thy and .ML sources automatically;
paulson@8967
  1079
wenzelm@10003
  1080
  select_equality  -> some_equality
wenzelm@10003
  1081
  select_eq_Ex     -> some_eq_ex
wenzelm@10003
  1082
  selectI2EX       -> someI2_ex
wenzelm@10003
  1083
  selectI2         -> someI2
wenzelm@10003
  1084
  selectI          -> someI
wenzelm@10003
  1085
  select1_equality -> some1_equality
wenzelm@10003
  1086
  Eps_sym_eq       -> some_sym_eq_trivial
wenzelm@10003
  1087
  Eps_eq           -> some_eq_trivial
wenzelm@10003
  1088
wenzelm@10003
  1089
* HOL: exhaust_tac on datatypes superceded by new generic case_tac;
wenzelm@10003
  1090
wenzelm@10003
  1091
* HOL: removed obsolete theorem binding expand_if (refer to split_if
wenzelm@10003
  1092
instead);
wenzelm@10003
  1093
wenzelm@10003
  1094
* HOL: the recursion equations generated by 'recdef' are now called
wenzelm@10003
  1095
f.simps instead of f.rules;
wenzelm@10003
  1096
wenzelm@10003
  1097
* HOL: qed_spec_mp now also handles bounded ALL as well;
wenzelm@10003
  1098
wenzelm@10003
  1099
* HOL: 0 is now overloaded, so the type constraint ":: nat" may
wenzelm@10003
  1100
sometimes be needed;
wenzelm@10003
  1101
wenzelm@10003
  1102
* HOL: the constant for "f``x" is now "image" rather than "op ``";
paulson@8014
  1103
paulson@10065
  1104
* HOL: the constant for "f-``x" is now "vimage" rather than "op -``";
paulson@10065
  1105
wenzelm@9330
  1106
* HOL: the disjoint sum is now "<+>" instead of "Plus"; the cartesian
wenzelm@9330
  1107
product is now "<*>" instead of "Times"; the lexicographic product is
wenzelm@9330
  1108
now "<*lex*>" instead of "**";
nipkow@8705
  1109
wenzelm@10003
  1110
* HOL: theory Sexp is now in HOL/Induct examples (it used to be part
wenzelm@10003
  1111
of main HOL, but was unused); better use HOL's datatype package;
paulson@9971
  1112
wenzelm@10137
  1113
* HOL: removed "symbols" syntax for constant "override" of theory Map;
wenzelm@10137
  1114
the old syntax may be recovered as follows:
wenzelm@10137
  1115
wenzelm@10137
  1116
  syntax (symbols)
wenzelm@10137
  1117
    override  :: "('a ~=> 'b) => ('a ~=> 'b) => ('a ~=> 'b)"
wenzelm@10137
  1118
      (infixl "\\<oplus>" 100)
wenzelm@10137
  1119
wenzelm@8848
  1120
* HOL/Real: "rabs" replaced by overloaded "abs" function;
wenzelm@8848
  1121
wenzelm@8887
  1122
* HOL/ML: even fewer consts are declared as global (see theories Ord,
wenzelm@8887
  1123
Lfp, Gfp, WF); this only affects ML packages that refer to const names
wenzelm@8887
  1124
internally;
wenzelm@8887
  1125
wenzelm@10003
  1126
* HOL and ZF: syntax for quotienting wrt an equivalence relation
wenzelm@10003
  1127
changed from A/r to A//r;
wenzelm@9908
  1128
wenzelm@10003
  1129
* ZF: new treatment of arithmetic (nat & int) may break some old
wenzelm@10003
  1130
proofs;
wenzelm@8921
  1131
wenzelm@10003
  1132
* Isar: renamed some attributes (RS -> THEN, simplify -> simplified,
wenzelm@10003
  1133
rulify -> rule_format, elimify -> elim_format, ...);
paulson@9542
  1134
wenzelm@9941
  1135
* Isar/Provers: intro/elim/dest attributes changed; renamed
wenzelm@9941
  1136
intro/intro!/intro!! flags to intro!/intro/intro? (in most cases, one
wenzelm@9937
  1137
should have to change intro!! to intro? only); replaced "delrule" by
wenzelm@9937
  1138
"rule del";
wenzelm@9437
  1139
wenzelm@9612
  1140
* Isar/HOL: renamed "intrs" to "intros" in inductive definitions;
wenzelm@9612
  1141
wenzelm@9437
  1142
* Provers: strengthened force_tac by using new first_best_tac;
oheimb@9402
  1143
wenzelm@10003
  1144
* LaTeX document preparation: several changes of isabelle.sty (see
wenzelm@10003
  1145
lib/texinputs);
wenzelm@8729
  1146
paulson@8014
  1147
wenzelm@8487
  1148
*** Document preparation ***
wenzelm@8358
  1149
wenzelm@9198
  1150
* formal comments (text blocks etc.) in new-style theories may now
wenzelm@9753
  1151
contain antiquotations of thm/prop/term/typ/text to be presented
wenzelm@9753
  1152
according to latex print mode; concrete syntax is like this:
wenzelm@9753
  1153
@{term[show_types] "f(x) = a + x"};
wenzelm@9198
  1154
wenzelm@8358
  1155
* isatool mkdir provides easy setup of Isabelle session directories,
wenzelm@8518
  1156
including proper document sources;
wenzelm@8358
  1157
wenzelm@8358
  1158
* generated LaTeX sources are now deleted after successful run
wenzelm@8358
  1159
(isatool document -c); may retain a copy somewhere else via -D option
wenzelm@8358
  1160
of isatool usedir;
wenzelm@8358
  1161
wenzelm@8566
  1162
* isatool usedir -D now lets isatool latex -o sty update the Isabelle
wenzelm@10003
  1163
style files, achieving self-contained LaTeX sources and simplifying
wenzelm@10003
  1164
LaTeX debugging;
wenzelm@8566
  1165
wenzelm@8518
  1166
* old-style theories now produce (crude) LaTeX output as well;
wenzelm@8358
  1167
wenzelm@9057
  1168
* browser info session directories are now self-contained (may be put
wenzelm@9437
  1169
on WWW server seperately); improved graphs of nested sessions; removed
wenzelm@9437
  1170
graph for 'all sessions';
wenzelm@9057
  1171
wenzelm@10003
  1172
* several improvements in isabelle style files; \isabellestyle{it}
wenzelm@10003
  1173
produces fake math mode output; \isamarkupheader is now \section by
wenzelm@10003
  1174
default; see lib/texinputs/isabelle.sty etc.;
wenzelm@9489
  1175
wenzelm@8358
  1176
wenzelm@8184
  1177
*** Isar ***
wenzelm@8184
  1178
wenzelm@10003
  1179
* Isar/Pure: local results and corresponding term bindings are now
wenzelm@10003
  1180
subject to Hindley-Milner polymorphism (similar to ML); this
wenzelm@10003
  1181
accommodates incremental type-inference very nicely;
wenzelm@8283
  1182
wenzelm@10003
  1183
* Isar/Pure: new derived language element 'obtain' supports
wenzelm@10003
  1184
generalized existence reasoning;
wenzelm@8621
  1185
wenzelm@10003
  1186
* Isar/Pure: new calculational elements 'moreover' and 'ultimately'
wenzelm@10003
  1187
support accumulation of results, without applying any rules yet;
wenzelm@10003
  1188
useful to collect intermediate results without explicit name
wenzelm@10003
  1189
references, and for use with transitivity rules with more than 2
wenzelm@10003
  1190
premises;
wenzelm@8184
  1191
wenzelm@10003
  1192
* Isar/Pure: scalable support for case-analysis type proofs: new
wenzelm@10003
  1193
'case' language element refers to local contexts symbolically, as
wenzelm@10003
  1194
produced by certain proof methods; internally, case names are attached
wenzelm@10003
  1195
to theorems as "tags";
wenzelm@8440
  1196
wenzelm@10003
  1197
* Isar/Pure: theory command 'hide' removes declarations from
wenzelm@9330
  1198
class/type/const name spaces;
wenzelm@9330
  1199
wenzelm@10003
  1200
* Isar/Pure: theory command 'defs' supports option "(overloaded)" to
wenzelm@9330
  1201
indicate potential overloading;
wenzelm@9330
  1202
wenzelm@10003
  1203
* Isar/Pure: changed syntax of local blocks from {{ }} to { };
wenzelm@8621
  1204
wenzelm@10003
  1205
* Isar/Pure: syntax of sorts made 'inner', i.e. have to write
wenzelm@10003
  1206
"{a,b,c}" instead of {a,b,c};
wenzelm@9011
  1207
wenzelm@10003
  1208
* Isar/Pure now provides its own version of intro/elim/dest
wenzelm@10003
  1209
attributes; useful for building new logics, but beware of confusion
wenzelm@10003
  1210
with the version in Provers/classical;
wenzelm@9612
  1211
wenzelm@10003
  1212
* Isar/Pure: the local context of (non-atomic) goals is provided via
wenzelm@10003
  1213
case name 'antecedent';
wenzelm@8440
  1214
wenzelm@10003
  1215
* Isar/Pure: removed obsolete 'transfer' attribute (transfer of thms
wenzelm@10003
  1216
to the current context is now done automatically);
wenzelm@9383
  1217
wenzelm@10003
  1218
* Isar/Pure: theory command 'method_setup' provides a simple interface
wenzelm@10003
  1219
for definining proof methods in ML;
wenzelm@9612
  1220
wenzelm@10003
  1221
* Isar/Provers: intro/elim/dest attributes changed; renamed
wenzelm@9941
  1222
intro/intro!/intro!! flags to intro!/intro/intro? (INCOMPATIBILITY, in
wenzelm@9941
  1223
most cases, one should have to change intro!! to intro? only);
wenzelm@9941
  1224
replaced "delrule" by "rule del";
wenzelm@8283
  1225
wenzelm@10003
  1226
* Isar/Provers: new 'hypsubst' method, plain 'subst' method and
wenzelm@10003
  1227
'symmetric' attribute (the latter supercedes [RS sym]);
wenzelm@10003
  1228
wenzelm@10003
  1229
* Isar/Provers: splitter support (via 'split' attribute and 'simp'
wenzelm@10003
  1230
method modifier); 'simp' method: 'only:' modifier removes loopers as
wenzelm@10003
  1231
well (including splits);
wenzelm@10003
  1232
wenzelm@10003
  1233
* Isar/Provers: Simplifier and Classical methods now support all kind
wenzelm@10003
  1234
of modifiers used in the past, including 'cong', 'iff', etc.
wenzelm@10003
  1235
wenzelm@10003
  1236
* Isar/Provers: added 'fastsimp' and 'clarsimp' methods (combination
wenzelm@10003
  1237
of Simplifier and Classical reasoner);
wenzelm@10003
  1238
wenzelm@10003
  1239
* Isar/HOL: new proof method 'cases' and improved version of 'induct'
wenzelm@10003
  1240
now support named cases; major packages (inductive, datatype, primrec,
wenzelm@10003
  1241
recdef) support case names and properly name parameters;
wenzelm@9612
  1242
wenzelm@10003
  1243
* Isar/HOL: new transitivity rules for substitution in inequalities --
wenzelm@10003
  1244
monotonicity conditions are extracted to be proven at end of
wenzelm@10003
  1245
calculations;
wenzelm@10003
  1246
wenzelm@10003
  1247
* Isar/HOL: removed 'case_split' thm binding, should use 'cases' proof
wenzelm@10003
  1248
method anyway;
wenzelm@10003
  1249
wenzelm@10003
  1250
* Isar/HOL: removed old expand_if = split_if; theorems if_splits =
wenzelm@10003
  1251
split_if split_if_asm; datatype package provides theorems foo.splits =
wenzelm@10003
  1252
foo.split foo.split_asm for each datatype;
wenzelm@10003
  1253
wenzelm@10003
  1254
* Isar/HOL: tuned inductive package, rename "intrs" to "intros"
wenzelm@10003
  1255
(potential INCOMPATIBILITY), emulation of mk_cases feature for proof
wenzelm@10003
  1256
scripts: new 'inductive_cases' command and 'ind_cases' method; (Note:
wenzelm@10003
  1257
use "(cases (simplified))" method in proper proof texts);
wenzelm@10003
  1258
wenzelm@10003
  1259
* Isar/HOL: added global 'arith_split' attribute for 'arith' method;
wenzelm@10003
  1260
wenzelm@10003
  1261
* Isar: names of theorems etc. may be natural numbers as well;
wenzelm@10003
  1262
wenzelm@10003
  1263
* Isar: 'pr' command: optional arguments for goals_limit and
wenzelm@9724
  1264
ProofContext.prems_limit; no longer prints theory contexts, but only
wenzelm@9724
  1265
proof states;
wenzelm@8487
  1266
wenzelm@10003
  1267
* Isar: diagnostic commands 'pr', 'thm', 'prop', 'term', 'typ' admit
wenzelm@8518
  1268
additional print modes to be specified; e.g. "pr(latex)" will print
wenzelm@8518
  1269
proof state according to the Isabelle LaTeX style;
wenzelm@8487
  1270
wenzelm@10003
  1271
* Isar: improved support for emulating tactic scripts, including proof
wenzelm@9612
  1272
methods 'rule_tac' etc., 'cut_tac', 'thin_tac', 'subgoal_tac',
wenzelm@9612
  1273
'rename_tac', 'rotate_tac', 'tactic', and 'case_tac' / 'induct_tac'
wenzelm@9612
  1274
(for HOL datatypes);
wenzelm@8534
  1275
wenzelm@10003
  1276
* Isar: simplified (more robust) goal selection of proof methods: 1st
wenzelm@10003
  1277
goal, all goals, or explicit goal specifier (tactic emulation); thus
wenzelm@10003
  1278
'proof method scripts' have to be in depth-first order;
wenzelm@8673
  1279
wenzelm@10003
  1280
* Isar: tuned 'let' syntax: replaced 'as' keyword by 'and';
wenzelm@8729
  1281
wenzelm@10003
  1282
* Isar: removed 'help' command, which hasn't been too helpful anyway;
wenzelm@10003
  1283
should instead use individual commands for printing items
wenzelm@10003
  1284
(print_commands, print_methods etc.);
wenzelm@9224
  1285
wenzelm@10003
  1286
* Isar: added 'nothing' --- the empty list of theorems;
wenzelm@9239
  1287
wenzelm@8184
  1288
paulson@8014
  1289
*** HOL ***
paulson@8014
  1290
wenzelm@10080
  1291
* HOL/MicroJava: formalization of a fragment of Java, together with a
wenzelm@10080
  1292
corresponding virtual machine and a specification of its bytecode
wenzelm@10080
  1293
verifier and a lightweight bytecode verifier, including proofs of
wenzelm@10080
  1294
type-safety; by Gerwin Klein, Tobias Nipkow, David von Oheimb, and
wenzelm@10080
  1295
Cornelia Pusch (see also the homepage of project Bali at
wenzelm@10080
  1296
http://isabelle.in.tum.de/Bali/);
wenzelm@10080
  1297
wenzelm@8518
  1298
* HOL/Algebra: new theory of rings and univariate polynomials, by
wenzelm@8518
  1299
Clemens Ballarin;
paulson@8014
  1300
wenzelm@10157
  1301
* HOL/NumberTheory: fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic, Chinese
wenzelm@10003
  1302
Remainder Theorem, Fermat/Euler Theorem, Wilson's Theorem, by Thomas M
wenzelm@10003
  1303
Rasmussen;
wenzelm@8570
  1304
wenzelm@10157
  1305
* HOL/Lattice: fundamental concepts of lattice theory and order
wenzelm@10157
  1306
structures, including duals, properties of bounds versus algebraic
wenzelm@10157
  1307
laws, lattice operations versus set-theoretic ones, the Knaster-Tarski
wenzelm@10157
  1308
Theorem for complete lattices etc.; may also serve as a demonstration
wenzelm@10157
  1309
for abstract algebraic reasoning using axiomatic type classes, and
wenzelm@10157
  1310
mathematics-style proof in Isabelle/Isar; by Markus Wenzel;
wenzelm@10157
  1311
wenzelm@10003
  1312
* HOL/Prolog: a (bare-bones) implementation of Lambda-Prolog, by David
wenzelm@10003
  1313
von Oheimb;
paulson@9542
  1314
wenzelm@10164
  1315
* HOL/IMPP: extension of IMP with local variables and mutually
wenzelm@10164
  1316
recursive procedures, by David von Oheimb;
wenzelm@10164
  1317
wenzelm@10003
  1318
* HOL/Lambda: converted into new-style theory and document;
paulson@9542
  1319
wenzelm@10003
  1320
* HOL/ex/Multiquote: example of multiple nested quotations and
wenzelm@10003
  1321
anti-quotations -- basically a generalized version of de-Bruijn
wenzelm@10003
  1322
representation; very useful in avoiding lifting of operations;
wenzelm@8848
  1323
wenzelm@9612
  1324
* HOL/record: added general record equality rule to simpset; fixed
wenzelm@9612
  1325
select-update simplification procedure to handle extended records as
wenzelm@9612
  1326
well; admit "r" as field name;
paulson@9542
  1327
paulson@8967
  1328
* HOL: 0 is now overloaded over the new sort "zero", allowing its use with
paulson@8967
  1329
other numeric types and also as the identity of groups, rings, etc.;
paulson@8967
  1330
paulson@8967
  1331
* HOL: new axclass plus_ac0 for addition with the AC-laws and 0 as identity.
paulson@8967
  1332
Types nat and int belong to this axclass;
paulson@8967
  1333
wenzelm@10003
  1334
* HOL: greatly improved simplification involving numerals of type nat, int, real:
paulson@8788
  1335
   (i + #8 + j) = Suc k simplifies to  #7 + (i + j) = k
paulson@8832
  1336
   i*j + k + j*#3*i     simplifies to  #4*(i*j) + k
paulson@8832
  1337
  two terms #m*u and #n*u are replaced by #(m+n)*u
paulson@8832
  1338
    (where #m, #n and u can implicitly be 1; this is simproc combine_numerals)
paulson@8832
  1339
  and the term/formula #m*u+x ~~ #n*u+y simplifies simplifies to #(m-n)+x ~~ y
paulson@8832
  1340
    or x ~~ #(n-m)+y, where ~~ is one of = < <= or - (simproc cancel_numerals);
paulson@8736
  1341
wenzelm@10003
  1342
* HOL: meson_tac is available (previously in ex/meson.ML); it is a
wenzelm@10003
  1343
powerful prover for predicate logic but knows nothing of clasets; see
wenzelm@10003
  1344
ex/mesontest.ML and ex/mesontest2.ML for example applications;
paulson@9835
  1345
wenzelm@8848
  1346
* HOL: new version of "case_tac" subsumes both boolean case split and
wenzelm@8440
  1347
"exhaust_tac" on datatypes; INCOMPATIBILITY: exhaust_tac no longer
wenzelm@8518
  1348
exists, may define val exhaust_tac = case_tac for ad-hoc portability;
wenzelm@8440
  1349
wenzelm@8848
  1350
* HOL: simplification no longer dives into case-expressions: only the
wenzelm@10129
  1351
selector expression is simplified, but not the remaining arms; to
wenzelm@10129
  1352
enable full simplification of case-expressions for datatype t, you may
wenzelm@10129
  1353
remove t.weak_case_cong from the simpset, either globally (Delcongs
wenzelm@10129
  1354
[thm"t.weak_case_cong"];) or locally (delcongs [...]).
nipkow@8603
  1355
wenzelm@8848
  1356
* HOL/recdef: the recursion equations generated by 'recdef' for
wenzelm@8848
  1357
function 'f' are now called f.simps instead of f.rules; if all
wenzelm@8848
  1358
termination conditions are proved automatically, these simplification
wenzelm@8848
  1359
rules are added to the simpset, as in primrec; rules may be named
wenzelm@8848
  1360
individually as well, resulting in a separate list of theorems for
wenzelm@8848
  1361
each equation;
wenzelm@8848
  1362
wenzelm@9489
  1363
* HOL/While is a new theory that provides a while-combinator. It
wenzelm@9489
  1364
permits the definition of tail-recursive functions without the
wenzelm@9489
  1365
provision of a termination measure. The latter is necessary once the
wenzelm@9489
  1366
invariant proof rule for while is applied.
nipkow@9457
  1367
wenzelm@10003
  1368
* HOL: new (overloaded) notation for the set of elements below/above
wenzelm@10003
  1369
some element: {..u}, {..u(}, {l..}, {)l..}. See theory SetInterval.
nipkow@8925
  1370
wenzelm@8848
  1371
* HOL: theorems impI, allI, ballI bound as "strip";
wenzelm@8848
  1372
wenzelm@10003
  1373
* HOL: new tactic induct_thm_tac: thm -> string -> int -> tactic
nipkow@9746
  1374
induct_tac th "x1 ... xn" expects th to have a conclusion of the form
nipkow@9746
  1375
P v1 ... vn and abbreviates res_inst_tac [("v1","x1"),...,("vn","xn")] th;
nipkow@9746
  1376
wenzelm@10003
  1377
* HOL/Real: "rabs" replaced by overloaded "abs" function;
nipkow@9737
  1378
wenzelm@10003
  1379
* HOL: theory Sexp now in HOL/Induct examples (it used to be part of
wenzelm@10003
  1380
main HOL, but was unused);
nipkow@8626
  1381
wenzelm@10003
  1382
* HOL: fewer consts declared as global (e.g. have to refer to
wenzelm@10003
  1383
"Lfp.lfp" instead of "lfp" internally; affects ML packages only);
wenzelm@8887
  1384
wenzelm@10003
  1385
* HOL: tuned AST representation of nested pairs, avoiding bogus output
wenzelm@10003
  1386
in case of overlap with user translations (e.g. judgements over
wenzelm@10003
  1387
tuples); (note that the underlying logical represenation is still
wenzelm@10003
  1388
bogus);
wenzelm@9349
  1389
nipkow@8412
  1390
paulson@9542
  1391
*** ZF ***
paulson@9542
  1392
wenzelm@10003
  1393
* ZF: simplification automatically cancels common terms in arithmetic
wenzelm@10003
  1394
expressions over nat and int;
paulson@9542
  1395
wenzelm@10003
  1396
* ZF: new treatment of nat to minimize type-checking: all operators
wenzelm@10003
  1397
coerce their operands to a natural number using the function natify,
wenzelm@10003
  1398
making the algebraic laws unconditional;
paulson@9542
  1399
wenzelm@10003
  1400
* ZF: as above, for int: operators coerce their operands to an integer
wenzelm@10003
  1401
using the function intify;
paulson@9542
  1402
wenzelm@10003
  1403
* ZF: the integer library now contains many of the usual laws for the
wenzelm@10003
  1404
orderings, including $<=, and monotonicity laws for $+ and $*;
paulson@9542
  1405
wenzelm@10003
  1406
* ZF: new example ZF/ex/NatSum to demonstrate integer arithmetic
wenzelm@10003
  1407
simplification;
paulson@9388
  1408
wenzelm@10003
  1409
* FOL and ZF: AddIffs now available, giving theorems of the form P<->Q
wenzelm@10003
  1410
to the simplifier and classical reasoner simultaneously;
paulson@9388
  1411
paulson@9388
  1412
wenzelm@8358
  1413
*** General ***
wenzelm@8358
  1414
wenzelm@10003
  1415
* Provers: blast_tac now handles actual object-logic rules as
wenzelm@10003
  1416
assumptions; note that auto_tac uses blast_tac internally as well;
wenzelm@10003
  1417
wenzelm@10003
  1418
* Provers: new functions rulify/rulify_no_asm: thm -> thm for turning
wenzelm@10003
  1419
outer -->/All/Ball into ==>/!!; qed_spec_mp now uses rulify_no_asm;
wenzelm@10003
  1420
wenzelm@9941
  1421
* Provers: delrules now handles destruct rules as well (no longer need
wenzelm@9941
  1422
explicit make_elim);
wenzelm@9941
  1423
wenzelm@10003
  1424
* Provers: Blast_tac now warns of and ignores "weak elimination rules" e.g.
wenzelm@10003
  1425
  [| inj ?f;          ?f ?x = ?f ?y; ?x = ?y ==> ?W |] ==> ?W
wenzelm@10003
  1426
use instead the strong form,
wenzelm@10003
  1427
  [| inj ?f; ~ ?W ==> ?f ?x = ?f ?y; ?x = ?y ==> ?W |] ==> ?W
wenzelm@10003
  1428
in HOL, FOL and ZF the function cla_make_elim will create such rules
wenzelm@10003
  1429
from destruct-rules;
wenzelm@9489
  1430
wenzelm@9709
  1431
* Provers: Simplifier.easy_setup provides a fast path to basic
wenzelm@9709
  1432
Simplifier setup for new object-logics;
wenzelm@9709
  1433
wenzelm@9709
  1434
* Pure: AST translation rules no longer require constant head on LHS;
wenzelm@9349
  1435
wenzelm@9709
  1436
* Pure: improved name spaces: ambiguous output is qualified; support
wenzelm@9709
  1437
for hiding of names;
wenzelm@8729
  1438
wenzelm@10003
  1439
* system: smart setup of canonical ML_HOME, ISABELLE_INTERFACE, and
wenzelm@10003
  1440
XSYMBOL_HOME; no longer need to do manual configuration in most
wenzelm@10003
  1441
situations;
wenzelm@10003
  1442
wenzelm@9709
  1443
* system: compression of ML heaps images may now be controlled via -c
wenzelm@9709
  1444
option of isabelle and isatool usedir (currently only observed by
wenzelm@9709
  1445
Poly/ML);
wenzelm@8358
  1446
wenzelm@9981
  1447
* system: isatool installfonts may handle X-Symbol fonts as well (very
wenzelm@9981
  1448
useful for remote X11);
wenzelm@9981
  1449
wenzelm@9709
  1450
* system: provide TAGS file for Isabelle sources;
wenzelm@9052
  1451
wenzelm@9288
  1452
* ML: infix 'OF' is a version of 'MRS' with more appropriate argument
wenzelm@9288
  1453
order;
wenzelm@9288
  1454
wenzelm@8994
  1455
* ML: renamed flags Syntax.trace_norm_ast to Syntax.trace_ast; global
wenzelm@8994
  1456
timing flag supersedes proof_timing and Toplevel.trace;
wenzelm@8994
  1457
wenzelm@10003
  1458
* ML: new combinators |>> and |>>> for incremental transformations
wenzelm@10003
  1459
with secondary results (e.g. certain theory extensions):
wenzelm@10003
  1460
wenzelm@9330
  1461
* ML: PureThy.add_defs gets additional argument to indicate potential
wenzelm@9330
  1462
overloading (usually false);
wenzelm@9330
  1463
wenzelm@10003
  1464
* ML: PureThy.add_thms/add_axioms/add_defs now return theorems as
wenzelm@10003
  1465
results;
wenzelm@8440
  1466
wenzelm@8358
  1467
wenzelm@8015
  1468
wenzelm@7986
  1469
New in Isabelle99 (October 1999)
wenzelm@7986
  1470
--------------------------------
oheimb@4649
  1471
paulson@5931
  1472
*** Overview of INCOMPATIBILITIES (see below for more details) ***
paulson@5931
  1473
paulson@6922
  1474
* HOL: The THEN and ELSE parts of conditional expressions (if P then x else y)
paulson@6922
  1475
are no longer simplified.  (This allows the simplifier to unfold recursive
paulson@6922
  1476
functional programs.)  To restore the old behaviour, declare
wenzelm@7215
  1477
wenzelm@7215
  1478
    Delcongs [if_weak_cong];
paulson@6922
  1479
wenzelm@6269
  1480
* HOL: Removed the obsolete syntax "Compl A"; use -A for set
wenzelm@6269
  1481
complement;
paulson@5931
  1482
wenzelm@6269
  1483
* HOL: the predicate "inj" is now defined by translation to "inj_on";
paulson@6174
  1484
berghofe@7847
  1485
* HOL/datatype: mutual_induct_tac no longer exists --
berghofe@7847
  1486
  use induct_tac "x_1 ... x_n" instead of mutual_induct_tac ["x_1", ..., "x_n"]
berghofe@7847
  1487
wenzelm@6386
  1488
* HOL/typedef: fixed type inference for representing set; type
wenzelm@6386
  1489
arguments now have to occur explicitly on the rhs as type constraints;
wenzelm@6386
  1490
wenzelm@6269
  1491
* ZF: The con_defs part of an inductive definition may no longer refer
wenzelm@6269
  1492
to constants declared in the same theory;
nipkow@6057
  1493
wenzelm@6269
  1494
* HOL, ZF: the function mk_cases, generated by the inductive
wenzelm@6269
  1495
definition package, has lost an argument.  To simplify its result, it
wenzelm@6269
  1496
uses the default simpset instead of a supplied list of theorems.
paulson@6141
  1497
wenzelm@7215
  1498
* HOL/List: the constructors of type list are now Nil and Cons;
wenzelm@7215
  1499
nipkow@7619
  1500
* Simplifier: the type of the infix ML functions
wenzelm@8729
  1501
        setSSolver addSSolver setSolver addSolver
nipkow@7619
  1502
is now  simpset * solver -> simpset  where `solver' is a new abstract type
nipkow@7619
  1503
for packaging solvers. A solver is created via
wenzelm@8729
  1504
        mk_solver: string -> (thm list -> int -> tactic) -> solver
nipkow@7619
  1505
where the string argument is only a comment.
nipkow@6057
  1506
wenzelm@7647
  1507
paulson@6069
  1508
*** Proof tools ***
paulson@6069
  1509
wenzelm@6343
  1510
* Provers/Arith/fast_lin_arith.ML contains a functor for creating a
wenzelm@6343
  1511
decision procedure for linear arithmetic. Currently it is used for
wenzelm@7593
  1512
types `nat', `int', and `real' in HOL (see below); it can, should and
wenzelm@7593
  1513
will be instantiated for other types and logics as well.
paulson@6069
  1514
nipkow@7324
  1515
* The simplifier now accepts rewrite rules with flexible heads, eg
nipkow@7324
  1516
     hom ?f ==> ?f(?x+?y) = ?f ?x + ?f ?y
nipkow@7324
  1517
  They are applied like any rule with a non-pattern lhs, i.e. by first-order
nipkow@7324
  1518
  matching.
paulson@6069
  1519
wenzelm@7593
  1520
paulson@6014
  1521
*** General ***
paulson@6014
  1522
wenzelm@7986
  1523
* New Isabelle/Isar subsystem provides an alternative to traditional
wenzelm@7215
  1524
tactical theorem proving; together with the ProofGeneral/isar user
wenzelm@7215
  1525
interface it offers an interactive environment for developing human
wenzelm@7215
  1526
readable proof documents (Isar == Intelligible semi-automated
wenzelm@7886
  1527
reasoning); for further information see isatool doc isar-ref,
wenzelm@7986
  1528
src/HOL/Isar_examples and http://isabelle.in.tum.de/Isar/
wenzelm@7886
  1529
wenzelm@9612
  1530
* improved and simplified presentation of theories: better HTML markup
wenzelm@9612
  1531
(including colors), graph views in several sizes; isatool usedir now
wenzelm@9612
  1532
provides a proper interface for user theories (via -P option); actual
wenzelm@9612
  1533
document preparation based on (PDF)LaTeX is available as well (for
wenzelm@9612
  1534
new-style theories only); see isatool doc system for more information;
wenzelm@7215
  1535
wenzelm@7252
  1536
* native support for Proof General, both for classic Isabelle and
wenzelm@7986
  1537
Isabelle/Isar;
wenzelm@7215
  1538
wenzelm@7791
  1539
* ML function thm_deps visualizes dependencies of theorems and lemmas,
wenzelm@7791
  1540
using the graph browser tool;
wenzelm@7791
  1541
wenzelm@6751
  1542
* Isabelle manuals now also available as PDF;
wenzelm@6751
  1543
wenzelm@6449
  1544
* theory loader rewritten from scratch (may not be fully
wenzelm@6449
  1545
bug-compatible); old loadpath variable has been replaced by show_path,
wenzelm@6671
  1546
add_path, del_path, reset_path functions; new operations such as
wenzelm@7593
  1547
update_thy, touch_thy, remove_thy, use/update_thy_only (see also
wenzelm@7593
  1548
isatool doc ref);
wenzelm@6449
  1549
wenzelm@7215
  1550
* improved isatool install: option -k creates KDE application icon,
wenzelm@7215
  1551
option -p DIR installs standalone binaries;
wenzelm@7215
  1552
wenzelm@7215
  1553
* added ML_PLATFORM setting (useful for cross-platform installations);
wenzelm@7215
  1554
more robust handling of platform specific ML images for SML/NJ;
wenzelm@7215
  1555
wenzelm@7886
  1556
* the settings environment is now statically scoped, i.e. it is never
wenzelm@7986
  1557
created again in sub-processes invoked from isabelle, isatool, or
wenzelm@7886
  1558
Isabelle;
wenzelm@7886
  1559
wenzelm@7215
  1560
* path element specification '~~' refers to '$ISABELLE_HOME';
wenzelm@7215
  1561
wenzelm@6343
  1562
* in locales, the "assumes" and "defines" parts may be omitted if
wenzelm@6343
  1563
empty;
wenzelm@5973
  1564
wenzelm@6269
  1565
* new print_mode "xsymbols" for extended symbol support (e.g. genuine
wenzelm@6269
  1566
long arrows);
wenzelm@6259
  1567
wenzelm@6343
  1568
* new print_mode "HTML";
wenzelm@6343
  1569
wenzelm@6343
  1570
* new flag show_tags controls display of tags of theorems (which are
wenzelm@6343
  1571
basically just comments that may be attached by some tools);
wenzelm@6343
  1572
wenzelm@6461
  1573
* Isamode 2.6 requires patch to accomodate change of Isabelle font
wenzelm@6461
  1574
mode and goal output format:
wenzelm@6461
  1575
wenzelm@6461
  1576
diff -r Isamode-2.6/elisp/isa-load.el Isamode/elisp/isa-load.el
wenzelm@6461
  1577
244c244
wenzelm@6461
  1578
<       (list (isa-getenv "ISABELLE") "-msymbols" logic-name)
wenzelm@6461
  1579
---
wenzelm@6533
  1580
>       (list (isa-getenv "ISABELLE") "-misabelle_font" "-msymbols" logic-name)
wenzelm@6461
  1581
diff -r Isabelle-2.6/elisp/isa-proofstate.el Isamode/elisp/isa-proofstate.el
wenzelm@6461
  1582
181c181
wenzelm@6461
  1583
< (defconst proofstate-proofstart-regexp "^Level [0-9]+$"
wenzelm@6461
  1584
---
wenzelm@6461
  1585
> (defconst proofstate-proofstart-regexp "^Level [0-9]+"
wenzelm@6461
  1586
wenzelm@7450
  1587
* function bind_thms stores lists of theorems (cf. bind_thm);
wenzelm@7450
  1588
wenzelm@7593
  1589
* new shorthand tactics ftac, eatac, datac, fatac;
wenzelm@7593
  1590
wenzelm@7593
  1591
* qed (and friends) now accept "" as result name; in that case the
wenzelm@7986
  1592
theorem is not stored, but proper checks and presentation of the
wenzelm@7986
  1593
result still apply;
wenzelm@7593
  1594
wenzelm@7805
  1595
* theorem database now also indexes constants "Trueprop", "all",
wenzelm@7805
  1596
"==>", "=="; thus thms_containing, findI etc. may retrieve more rules;
wenzelm@7805
  1597
oheimb@6028
  1598
nipkow@6057
  1599
*** HOL ***
nipkow@6057
  1600
wenzelm@7215
  1601
** HOL arithmetic **
wenzelm@7215
  1602
wenzelm@6343
  1603
* There are now decision procedures for linear arithmetic over nat and
wenzelm@6343
  1604
int:
nipkow@6131
  1605
wenzelm@6343
  1606
1. arith_tac copes with arbitrary formulae involving `=', `<', `<=',
wenzelm@6343
  1607
`+', `-', `Suc', `min', `max' and numerical constants; other subterms
wenzelm@6343
  1608
are treated as atomic; subformulae not involving type `nat' or `int'
wenzelm@6343
  1609
are ignored; quantified subformulae are ignored unless they are
wenzelm@6343
  1610
positive universal or negative existential. The tactic has to be
wenzelm@6343
  1611
invoked by hand and can be a little bit slow. In particular, the
wenzelm@6343
  1612
running time is exponential in the number of occurrences of `min' and
wenzelm@6343
  1613
`max', and `-' on `nat'.
nipkow@6131
  1614
wenzelm@6343
  1615
2. fast_arith_tac is a cut-down version of arith_tac: it only takes
wenzelm@6343
  1616
(negated) (in)equalities among the premises and the conclusion into
wenzelm@6343
  1617
account (i.e. no compound formulae) and does not know about `min' and
wenzelm@6343
  1618
`max', and `-' on `nat'. It is fast and is used automatically by the
wenzelm@6343
  1619
simplifier.
nipkow@6131
  1620
wenzelm@6343
  1621
NB: At the moment, these decision procedures do not cope with mixed
wenzelm@6343
  1622
nat/int formulae where the two parts interact, such as `m < n ==>
wenzelm@6343
  1623
int(m) < int(n)'.
oheimb@6028
  1624
wenzelm@7215
  1625
* HOL/Numeral provides a generic theory of numerals (encoded
wenzelm@7313
  1626
efficiently as bit strings); setup for types nat/int/real is in place;
wenzelm@7215
  1627
INCOMPATIBILITY: since numeral syntax is now polymorphic, rather than
wenzelm@7215
  1628
int, existing theories and proof scripts may require a few additional
wenzelm@7215
  1629
type constraints;
wenzelm@7215
  1630
wenzelm@7215
  1631
* integer division and remainder can now be performed on constant
wenzelm@7215
  1632
arguments;
paulson@7157
  1633
wenzelm@7215
  1634
* many properties of integer multiplication, division and remainder
wenzelm@7215
  1635
are now available;
paulson@6922
  1636
paulson@7287
  1637
* An interface to the Stanford Validity Checker (SVC) is available through the
paulson@7287
  1638
tactic svc_tac.  Propositional tautologies and theorems of linear arithmetic
paulson@7287
  1639
are proved automatically.  SVC must be installed separately, and its results
paulson@7287
  1640
must be TAKEN ON TRUST (Isabelle does not check the proofs, but tags any
paulson@7287
  1641
invocation of the underlying oracle).  For SVC see
paulson@7444
  1642
  http://verify.stanford.edu/SVC
paulson@6922
  1643
wenzelm@7125
  1644
* IsaMakefile: the HOL-Real target now builds an actual image;
wenzelm@7125
  1645
wenzelm@7215
  1646
wenzelm@7215
  1647
** HOL misc **
wenzelm@7215
  1648
wenzelm@7595
  1649
* HOL/Real/HahnBanach: the Hahn-Banach theorem for real vector spaces
wenzelm@7595
  1650
(in Isabelle/Isar) -- by Gertrud Bauer;
wenzelm@7595
  1651
wenzelm@7691
  1652
* HOL/BCV: generic model of bytecode verification, i.e. data-flow
wenzelm@7691
  1653
analysis for assembly languages with subtypes;
wenzelm@7691
  1654
wenzelm@6278
  1655
* HOL/TLA (Lamport's Temporal Logic of Actions): major reorganization
wenzelm@6278
  1656
-- avoids syntactic ambiguities and treats state, transition, and
wenzelm@6278
  1657
temporal levels more uniformly; introduces INCOMPATIBILITIES due to
wenzelm@6278
  1658
changed syntax and (many) tactics;
wenzelm@6278
  1659
wenzelm@7791
  1660
* HOL/inductive: Now also handles more general introduction rules such
wenzelm@7791
  1661
  as "ALL y. (y, x) : r --> y : acc r ==> x : acc r"; monotonicity
wenzelm@7791
  1662
  theorems are now maintained within the theory (maintained via the
wenzelm@7791
  1663
  "mono" attribute);
berghofe@7780
  1664
wenzelm@7238
  1665
* HOL/datatype: Now also handles arbitrarily branching datatypes
wenzelm@7238
  1666
  (using function types) such as
wenzelm@7238
  1667
wenzelm@7238
  1668
  datatype 'a tree = Atom 'a | Branch "nat => 'a tree"
berghofe@7047
  1669
wenzelm@7326
  1670
* HOL/record: record_simproc (part of the default simpset) takes care
wenzelm@7326
  1671
of selectors applied to updated records; record_split_tac is no longer
wenzelm@7327
  1672
part of the default claset; update_defs may now be removed from the
wenzelm@7327
  1673
simpset in many cases; COMPATIBILITY: old behavior achieved by
wenzelm@7326
  1674
wenzelm@7326
  1675
  claset_ref () := claset() addSWrapper record_split_wrapper;
wenzelm@7326
  1676
  Delsimprocs [record_simproc]
wenzelm@7326
  1677
wenzelm@6386
  1678
* HOL/typedef: fixed type inference for representing set; type
wenzelm@6386
  1679
arguments now have to occur explicitly on the rhs as type constraints;
wenzelm@6386
  1680
paulson@7287
  1681
* HOL/recdef (TFL): 'congs' syntax now expects comma separated list of theorem
paulson@7287
  1682
names rather than an ML expression;
paulson@7287
  1683
paulson@7287
  1684
* HOL/defer_recdef (TFL): like recdef but the well-founded relation can be
paulson@7287
  1685
supplied later.  Program schemes can be defined, such as
paulson@7287
  1686
    "While B C s = (if B s then While B C (C s) else s)"
paulson@7287
  1687
where the well-founded relation can be chosen after B and C have been given.
wenzelm@6563
  1688
wenzelm@7215
  1689
* HOL/List: the constructors of type list are now Nil and Cons;
wenzelm@7215
  1690
INCOMPATIBILITY: while [] and infix # syntax is still there, of
wenzelm@7215
  1691
course, ML tools referring to List.list.op # etc. have to be adapted;
wenzelm@7215
  1692
wenzelm@7238
  1693
* HOL_quantifiers flag superseded by "HOL" print mode, which is
wenzelm@7238
  1694
disabled by default; run isabelle with option -m HOL to get back to
wenzelm@7238
  1695
the original Gordon/HOL-style output;
wenzelm@7238
  1696
wenzelm@7238
  1697
* HOL/Ord.thy: new bounded quantifier syntax (input only): ALL x<y. P,
wenzelm@7238
  1698
ALL x<=y. P, EX x<y. P, EX x<=y. P;
wenzelm@7238
  1699
wenzelm@7238
  1700
* HOL basic syntax simplified (more orthogonal): all variants of
wenzelm@7238
  1701
All/Ex now support plain / symbolic / HOL notation; plain syntax for
wenzelm@7238
  1702
Eps operator is provided as well: "SOME x. P[x]";
wenzelm@7238
  1703
berghofe@7320
  1704
* HOL/Sum.thy: sum_case has been moved to HOL/Datatype;
wenzelm@7261
  1705
wenzelm@7280
  1706
* HOL/Univ.thy: infix syntax <*>, <+>, <**>, <+> eliminated and made
wenzelm@7280
  1707
thus available for user theories;
wenzelm@7280
  1708
wenzelm@7300
  1709
* HOLCF/IOA/Sequents: renamed 'Cons' to 'Consq' to avoid clash with
wenzelm@7300
  1710
HOL/List; hardly an INCOMPATIBILITY since '>>' syntax is used all the
wenzelm@7300
  1711
time;
wenzelm@7300
  1712
wenzelm@7986
  1713
* HOL: new tactic smp_tac: int -> int -> tactic, which applies spec
wenzelm@7986
  1714
several times and then mp;
oheimb@7492
  1715
wenzelm@7215
  1716
paulson@7113
  1717
*** LK ***
paulson@7113
  1718
wenzelm@7215
  1719
* the notation <<...>> is now available as a notation for sequences of
wenzelm@7215
  1720
formulas;
paulson@7113
  1721
paulson@7113
  1722
* the simplifier is now installed
paulson@7113
  1723
wenzelm@8729
  1724
* the axiom system has been generalized (thanks to Soren Heilmann)
paulson@7113
  1725
paulson@7113
  1726
* the classical reasoner now has a default rule database
paulson@7113
  1727
paulson@7113
  1728
paulson@6064
  1729
*** ZF ***
paulson@6064
  1730
paulson@6064
  1731
* new primrec section allows primitive recursive functions to be given
wenzelm@6269
  1732
directly (as in HOL) over datatypes and the natural numbers;
paulson@6064
  1733
wenzelm@6269
  1734
* new tactics induct_tac and exhaust_tac for induction (or case
wenzelm@6269
  1735
analysis) over datatypes and the natural numbers;
paulson@6064
  1736
paulson@6064
  1737
* the datatype declaration of type T now defines the recursor T_rec;
paulson@6064
  1738
paulson@6141
  1739
* simplification automatically does freeness reasoning for datatype
wenzelm@6269
  1740
constructors;
paulson@6141
  1741
wenzelm@6269
  1742
* automatic type-inference, with AddTCs command to insert new
wenzelm@6269
  1743
type-checking rules;
paulson@6155
  1744
wenzelm@6269
  1745
* datatype introduction rules are now added as Safe Introduction rules
wenzelm@6269
  1746
to the claset;
paulson@6155
  1747
wenzelm@6269
  1748
* the syntax "if P then x else y" is now available in addition to
wenzelm@6269
  1749
if(P,x,y);
wenzelm@6269
  1750
paulson@6069
  1751
wenzelm@6343
  1752
*** Internal programming interfaces ***
wenzelm@6343
  1753
wenzelm@7919
  1754
* tuned simplifier trace output; new flag debug_simp;
wenzelm@7919
  1755
wenzelm@7420
  1756
* structures Vartab / Termtab (instances of TableFun) offer efficient
wenzelm@7420
  1757
tables indexed by indexname_ord / term_ord (compatible with aconv);
wenzelm@7420
  1758
wenzelm@6386
  1759
* AxClass.axclass_tac lost the theory argument;
wenzelm@6386
  1760
wenzelm@6343
  1761
* tuned current_goals_markers semantics: begin / end goal avoids
wenzelm@6343
  1762
printing empty lines;
wenzelm@6343
  1763
wenzelm@6343
  1764
* removed prs and prs_fn hook, which was broken because it did not
wenzelm@6343
  1765
include \n in its semantics, forcing writeln to add one
wenzelm@6343
  1766
uncoditionally; replaced prs_fn by writeln_fn; consider std_output:
wenzelm@6343
  1767
string -> unit if you really want to output text without newline;
wenzelm@6343
  1768
wenzelm@6343
  1769
* Symbol.output subject to print mode; INCOMPATIBILITY: defaults to
wenzelm@6343
  1770
plain output, interface builders may have to enable 'isabelle_font'
wenzelm@6343
  1771
mode to get Isabelle font glyphs as before;
wenzelm@6343
  1772
wenzelm@6343
  1773
* refined token_translation interface; INCOMPATIBILITY: output length
wenzelm@6343
  1774
now of type real instead of int;
wenzelm@6343
  1775
wenzelm@7196
  1776
* theory loader actions may be traced via new ThyInfo.add_hook
wenzelm@7196
  1777
interface (see src/Pure/Thy/thy_info.ML); example application: keep
wenzelm@7196
  1778
your own database of information attached to *whole* theories -- as
wenzelm@7196
  1779
opposed to intra-theory data slots offered via TheoryDataFun;
wenzelm@7196
  1780
wenzelm@7647
  1781
* proper handling of dangling sort hypotheses (at last!);
wenzelm@7647
  1782
Thm.strip_shyps and Drule.strip_shyps_warning take care of removing
wenzelm@7647
  1783
extra sort hypotheses that can be witnessed from the type signature;
wenzelm@7986
  1784
the force_strip_shyps flag is gone, any remaining shyps are simply
wenzelm@7986
  1785
left in the theorem (with a warning issued by strip_shyps_warning);
wenzelm@7647
  1786
wenzelm@6343
  1787
paulson@6064
  1788
wenzelm@5781
  1789
New in Isabelle98-1 (October 1998)
wenzelm@5781
  1790
----------------------------------
wenzelm@5781
  1791
wenzelm@5127
  1792
*** Overview of INCOMPATIBILITIES (see below for more details) ***
wenzelm@4842
  1793
wenzelm@5726
  1794
* several changes of automated proof tools;
wenzelm@5373
  1795
wenzelm@5726
  1796
* HOL: major changes to the inductive and datatype packages, including
wenzelm@5726
  1797
some minor incompatibilities of theory syntax;
berghofe@5214
  1798
wenzelm@5726
  1799
* HOL: renamed r^-1 to 'converse' from 'inverse'; 'inj_onto' is now
wenzelm@5217
  1800
called `inj_on';
paulson@5160
  1801
nipkow@5275
  1802
* HOL: removed duplicate thms in Arith:
nipkow@5275
  1803
  less_imp_add_less  should be replaced by  trans_less_add1
nipkow@5275
  1804
  le_imp_add_le      should be replaced by  trans_le_add1
paulson@5160
  1805
wenzelm@5726
  1806
* HOL: unary minus is now overloaded (new type constraints may be
wenzelm@5726
  1807
required);
paulson@5490
  1808
wenzelm@5726
  1809
* HOL and ZF: unary minus for integers is now #- instead of #~.  In
wenzelm@5726
  1810
ZF, expressions such as n#-1 must be changed to n#- 1, since #-1 is
wenzelm@5726
  1811
now taken as an integer constant.
paulson@5541
  1812
wenzelm@5726
  1813
* Pure: ML function 'theory_of' renamed to 'theory';
wenzelm@5397
  1814
wenzelm@5363
  1815
wenzelm@5127
  1816
*** Proof tools ***
nipkow@4880
  1817
nipkow@5657
  1818
* Simplifier:
nipkow@5657
  1819
  1. Asm_full_simp_tac is now more aggressive.
nipkow@5657
  1820
     1. It will sometimes reorient premises if that increases their power to
nipkow@5657
  1821
        simplify.
nipkow@5657
  1822
     2. It does no longer proceed strictly from left to right but may also
nipkow@5657
  1823
        rotate premises to achieve further simplification.
nipkow@5657
  1824
     For compatibility reasons there is now Asm_lr_simp_tac which is like the
nipkow@5657
  1825
     old Asm_full_simp_tac in that it does not rotate premises.
nipkow@5657
  1826
  2. The simplifier now knows a little bit about nat-arithmetic.
nipkow@4880
  1827
wenzelm@5127
  1828
* Classical reasoner: wrapper mechanism for the classical reasoner now
wenzelm@5127
  1829
allows for selected deletion of wrappers, by introduction of names for
wenzelm@5127
  1830
wrapper functionals.  This implies that addbefore, addSbefore,
wenzelm@5127
  1831
addaltern, and addSaltern now take a pair (name, tactic) as argument,
wenzelm@5127
  1832
and that adding two tactics with the same name overwrites the first
wenzelm@5127
  1833
one (emitting a warning).
oheimb@4824
  1834
  type wrapper = (int -> tactic) -> (int -> tactic)
oheimb@4649
  1835
  setWrapper, setSWrapper, compWrapper and compSWrapper are replaced by
oheimb@4824
  1836
  addWrapper, addSWrapper: claset * (string * wrapper) -> claset
oheimb@4824
  1837
  delWrapper, delSWrapper: claset *  string            -> claset
oheimb@4649
  1838
  getWrapper is renamed to appWrappers, getSWrapper to appSWrappers;
oheimb@4649
  1839
wenzelm@5705
  1840
* Classical reasoner: addbefore/addSbefore now have APPEND/ORELSE
wenzelm@5726
  1841
semantics; addbefore now affects only the unsafe part of step_tac
wenzelm@5726
  1842
etc.; this affects addss/auto_tac/force_tac, so EXISTING PROOFS MAY
wenzelm@5726
  1843
FAIL, but proofs should be fixable easily, e.g. by replacing Auto_tac
wenzelm@5726
  1844
by Force_tac;
oheimb@5524
  1845
wenzelm@5726
  1846
* Classical reasoner: setwrapper to setWrapper and compwrapper to
wenzelm@5726
  1847
compWrapper; added safe wrapper (and access functions for it);
oheimb@5524
  1848
wenzelm@5127
  1849
* HOL/split_all_tac is now much faster and fails if there is nothing
wenzelm@5726
  1850
to split.  Some EXISTING PROOFS MAY REQUIRE ADAPTION because the order
wenzelm@5726
  1851
and the names of the automatically generated variables have changed.
wenzelm@5726
  1852
split_all_tac has moved within claset() from unsafe wrappers to safe
wenzelm@5726
  1853
wrappers, which means that !!-bound variables are split much more
wenzelm@5726
  1854
aggressively, and safe_tac and clarify_tac now split such variables.
wenzelm@5726
  1855
If this splitting is not appropriate, use delSWrapper "split_all_tac".
wenzelm@5726
  1856
Note: the same holds for record_split_tac, which does the job of
wenzelm@5726
  1857
split_all_tac for record fields.
wenzelm@5127
  1858
wenzelm@5726
  1859
* HOL/Simplifier: Rewrite rules for case distinctions can now be added
wenzelm@5726
  1860
permanently to the default simpset using Addsplits just like
wenzelm@5726
  1861
Addsimps. They can be removed via Delsplits just like
wenzelm@5726
  1862
Delsimps. Lower-case versions are also available.
wenzelm@5127
  1863
wenzelm@5726
  1864
* HOL/Simplifier: The rule split_if is now part of the default
wenzelm@5726
  1865
simpset. This means that the simplifier will eliminate all occurrences
wenzelm@5726
  1866
of if-then-else in the conclusion of a goal. To prevent this, you can
wenzelm@5726
  1867
either remove split_if completely from the default simpset by
wenzelm@5726
  1868
`Delsplits [split_if]' or remove it in a specific call of the
wenzelm@5726
  1869
simplifier using `... delsplits [split_if]'.  You can also add/delete
wenzelm@5726
  1870
other case splitting rules to/from the default simpset: every datatype
wenzelm@5726
  1871
generates suitable rules `split_t_case' and `split_t_case_asm' (where
wenzelm@5726
  1872
t is the name of the datatype).
wenzelm@5127
  1873
wenzelm@5726
  1874
* Classical reasoner / Simplifier combination: new force_tac (and
wenzelm@5127
  1875
derivatives Force_tac, force) combines rewriting and classical
wenzelm@5127
  1876
reasoning (and whatever other tools) similarly to auto_tac, but is
wenzelm@5726
  1877
aimed to solve the given subgoal completely.
wenzelm@5127
  1878
wenzelm@5127
  1879
wenzelm@5127
  1880
*** General ***
wenzelm@5127
  1881
wenzelm@5217
  1882
* new top-level commands `Goal' and `Goalw' that improve upon `goal'
wenzelm@5127
  1883
and `goalw': the theory is no longer needed as an explicit argument -
wenzelm@5127
  1884
the current theory context is used; assumptions are no longer returned
wenzelm@5127
  1885
at the ML-level unless one of them starts with ==> or !!; it is
wenzelm@5217
  1886
recommended to convert to these new commands using isatool fixgoal
wenzelm@5217
  1887
(backup your sources first!);
wenzelm@4842
  1888
wenzelm@5217
  1889
* new top-level commands 'thm' and 'thms' for retrieving theorems from
wenzelm@5207
  1890
the current theory context, and 'theory' to lookup stored theories;
paulson@4806
  1891
paulson@5722
  1892
* new theory section 'locale' for declaring constants, assumptions and
paulson@5722
  1893
definitions that have local scope;
paulson@5722
  1894
wenzelm@5127
  1895
* new theory section 'nonterminals' for purely syntactic types;
wenzelm@4858
  1896
wenzelm@5127
  1897
* new theory section 'setup' for generic ML setup functions
wenzelm@5127
  1898
(e.g. package initialization);
wenzelm@4869
  1899
wenzelm@5131
  1900
* the distribution now includes Isabelle icons: see
wenzelm@5131
  1901
lib/logo/isabelle-{small,tiny}.xpm;
wenzelm@5131
  1902
wenzelm@5363
  1903
* isatool install - install binaries with absolute references to
wenzelm@5363
  1904
ISABELLE_HOME/bin;
wenzelm@5363
  1905
wenzelm@5572
  1906
* isatool logo -- create instances of the Isabelle logo (as EPS);
wenzelm@5572
  1907
wenzelm@5407
  1908
* print mode 'emacs' reserved for Isamode;
wenzelm@5407
  1909
wenzelm@5726
  1910
* support multiple print (ast) translations per constant name;
wenzelm@5726
  1911
wenzelm@6925
  1912
* theorems involving oracles are now printed with a suffixed [!];
wenzelm@6925
  1913
wenzelm@4711
  1914
paulson@4661
  1915
*** HOL ***
paulson@4661
  1916
wenzelm@5710
  1917
* there is now a tutorial on Isabelle/HOL (do 'isatool doc tutorial');
nipkow@5709
  1918
wenzelm@5217
  1919
* HOL/inductive package reorganized and improved: now supports mutual
paulson@5267
  1920
definitions such as
wenzelm@5217
  1921
wenzelm@5217
  1922
  inductive EVEN ODD
wenzelm@5217
  1923
    intrs
wenzelm@5217
  1924
      null "0 : EVEN"
wenzelm@5217
  1925
      oddI "n : EVEN ==> Suc n : ODD"
wenzelm@5217
  1926
      evenI "n : ODD ==> Suc n : EVEN"
wenzelm@5217
  1927
wenzelm@5217
  1928
new theorem list "elims" contains an elimination rule for each of the
wenzelm@5217
  1929
recursive sets; inductive definitions now handle disjunctive premises
wenzelm@5217
  1930
correctly (also ZF);
berghofe@5214
  1931
wenzelm@5217
  1932
INCOMPATIBILITIES: requires Inductive as an ancestor; component
wenzelm@5217
  1933
"mutual_induct" no longer exists - the induction rule is always
wenzelm@5217
  1934
contained in "induct";
wenzelm@5217
  1935
wenzelm@5217
  1936
wenzelm@5217
  1937
* HOL/datatype package re-implemented and greatly improved: now
paulson@5267
  1938
supports mutually recursive datatypes such as
wenzelm@5217
  1939
wenzelm@5217
  1940
  datatype
wenzelm@5217
  1941
    'a aexp = IF_THEN_ELSE ('a bexp) ('a aexp) ('a aexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1942
            | SUM ('a aexp) ('a aexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1943
            | DIFF ('a aexp) ('a aexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1944
            | NUM 'a
wenzelm@5217
  1945
  and
wenzelm@5217
  1946
    'a bexp = LESS ('a aexp) ('a aexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1947
            | AND ('a bexp) ('a bexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1948
            | OR ('a bexp) ('a bexp)
wenzelm@5217
  1949
paulson@5267
  1950
as well as indirectly recursive datatypes such as
berghofe@5214
  1951
wenzelm@5217
  1952
  datatype
wenzelm@5217
  1953
    ('a, 'b) term = Var 'a
wenzelm@5217
  1954
                  | App 'b ((('a, 'b) term) list)
berghofe@5214
  1955
wenzelm@5217
  1956
The new tactic  mutual_induct_tac [<var_1>, ..., <var_n>] i  performs
wenzelm@5217
  1957
induction on mutually / indirectly recursive datatypes.
wenzelm@5217
  1958
wenzelm@5217
  1959
Primrec equations are now stored in theory and can be accessed via
wenzelm@5217
  1960
<function_name>.simps.
wenzelm@5217
  1961
wenzelm@5217
  1962
INCOMPATIBILITIES:
berghofe@5214
  1963
wenzelm@5217
  1964
  - Theories using datatypes must now have theory Datatype as an
wenzelm@5217
  1965
    ancestor.
wenzelm@5217
  1966
  - The specific <typename>.induct_tac no longer exists - use the
wenzelm@5217
  1967
    generic induct_tac instead.
berghofe@5226
  1968
  - natE has been renamed to nat.exhaust - use exhaust_tac
wenzelm@5217
  1969
    instead of res_inst_tac ... natE. Note that the variable
berghofe@5226
  1970
    names in nat.exhaust differ from the names in natE, this
wenzelm@5217
  1971
    may cause some "fragile" proofs to fail.
wenzelm@5217
  1972
  - The theorems split_<typename>_case and split_<typename>_case_asm
wenzelm@5217
  1973
    have been renamed to <typename>.split and <typename>.split_asm.
wenzelm@5217
  1974
  - Since default sorts of type variables are now handled correctly,
wenzelm@5217
  1975
    some datatype definitions may have to be annotated with explicit
wenzelm@5217
  1976
    sort constraints.
wenzelm@5217
  1977
  - Primrec definitions no longer require function name and type
wenzelm@5217
  1978
    of recursive argument.
berghofe@5214
  1979
wenzelm@5217
  1980
Consider using isatool fixdatatype to adapt your theories and proof
wenzelm@5217
  1981
scripts to the new package (backup your sources first!).
wenzelm@5217
  1982
wenzelm@5217
  1983
wenzelm@5726
  1984
* HOL/record package: considerably improved implementation; now
wenzelm@5726
  1985
includes concrete syntax for record types, terms, updates; theorems
wenzelm@5726
  1986
for surjective pairing and splitting !!-bound record variables; proof
wenzelm@5726
  1987
support is as follows:
wenzelm@5726
  1988
wenzelm@5726
  1989
  1) standard conversions (selectors or updates applied to record
wenzelm@5726
  1990
constructor terms) are part of the standard simpset;
wenzelm@5726
  1991
wenzelm@5726
  1992
  2) inject equations of the form ((x, y) = (x', y')) == x=x' & y=y' are
wenzelm@5726
  1993
made part of standard simpset and claset via addIffs;
wenzelm@5726
  1994
wenzelm@5726
  1995
  3) a tactic for record field splitting (record_split_tac) is part of
wenzelm@5726
  1996
the standard claset (addSWrapper);
wenzelm@5726
  1997
wenzelm@5726
  1998
To get a better idea about these rules you may retrieve them via
wenzelm@5726
  1999
something like 'thms "foo.simps"' or 'thms "foo.iffs"', where "foo" is
wenzelm@5726
  2000
the name of your record type.
wenzelm@5726
  2001
wenzelm@5726
  2002
The split tactic 3) conceptually simplifies by the following rule:
wenzelm@5726
  2003
wenzelm@5726
  2004
  "(!!x. PROP ?P x) == (!!a b. PROP ?P (a, b))"
wenzelm@5726
  2005
wenzelm@5726
  2006
Thus any record variable that is bound by meta-all will automatically
wenzelm@5726
  2007
blow up into some record constructor term, consequently the
wenzelm@5726
  2008
simplifications of 1), 2) apply.  Thus force_tac, auto_tac etc. shall
wenzelm@5726
  2009
solve record problems automatically.
wenzelm@5726
  2010
berghofe@5214
  2011
wenzelm@5125
  2012
* reorganized the main HOL image: HOL/Integ and String loaded by
wenzelm@5125
  2013
default; theory Main includes everything;
wenzelm@5125
  2014
paulson@5650
  2015
* automatic simplification of integer sums and comparisons, using cancellation;
paulson@5650
  2016
oheimb@5526
  2017
* added option_map_eq_Some and not_Some_eq to the default simpset and claset;
wenzelm@5127
  2018
wenzelm@5127
  2019
* added disj_not1 = "(~P | Q) = (P --> Q)" to the default simpset;
wenzelm@5127
  2020
wenzelm@5127
  2021
* many new identities for unions, intersections, set difference, etc.;
wenzelm@5127
  2022
wenzelm@5127
  2023
* expand_if, expand_split, expand_sum_case and expand_nat_case are now
wenzelm@5127
  2024
called split_if, split_split, split_sum_case and split_nat_case (to go
wenzelm@5127
  2025
with add/delsplits);
wenzelm@5125
  2026
wenzelm@5127
  2027
* HOL/Prod introduces simplification procedure unit_eq_proc rewriting
wenzelm@5127
  2028
(?x::unit) = (); this is made part of the default simpset, which COULD
wenzelm@5127
  2029
MAKE EXISTING PROOFS FAIL under rare circumstances (consider
wenzelm@5207
  2030
'Delsimprocs [unit_eq_proc];' as last resort); also note that
wenzelm@5207
  2031
unit_abs_eta_conv is added in order to counter the effect of
wenzelm@5207
  2032
unit_eq_proc on (%u::unit. f u), replacing it by f rather than by
wenzelm@5207
  2033
%u.f();
wenzelm@5125
  2034
wenzelm@5217
  2035
* HOL/Fun INCOMPATIBILITY: `inj_onto' is now called `inj_on' (which
wenzelm@5217
  2036
makes more sense);
berghofe@5109
  2037
paulson@5475
  2038
* HOL/Set INCOMPATIBILITY: rule `equals0D' is now a well-formed destruct rule;
paulson@5475
  2039
  It and 'sym RS equals0D' are now in the default  claset, giving automatic
paulson@5475
  2040
  disjointness reasoning but breaking a few old proofs.
paulson@5267
  2041
wenzelm@5217
  2042
* HOL/Relation INCOMPATIBILITY: renamed the relational operator r^-1
wenzelm@5217
  2043
to 'converse' from 'inverse' (for compatibility with ZF and some
wenzelm@5217
  2044
literature);
wenzelm@5085
  2045
wenzelm@5127
  2046
* HOL/recdef can now declare non-recursive functions, with {} supplied as
wenzelm@5127
  2047
the well-founded relation;
oheimb@4838
  2048
paulson@5490
  2049
* HOL/Set INCOMPATIBILITY: the complement of set A is now written -A instead of
paulson@5490
  2050
    Compl A.  The "Compl" syntax remains available as input syntax for this
paulson@5490
  2051
    release ONLY.
paulson@5490
  2052
wenzelm@5127
  2053
* HOL/Update: new theory of function updates:
wenzelm@5127
  2054
    f(a:=b) == %x. if x=a then b else f x
wenzelm@5127
  2055
may also be iterated as in f(a:=b,c:=d,...);
nipkow@5077
  2056
wenzelm@5127
  2057
* HOL/Vimage: new theory for inverse image of a function, syntax f-``B;
paulson@4899
  2058
nipkow@5282
  2059
* HOL/List:
nipkow@5282
  2060
  - new function list_update written xs[i:=v] that updates the i-th
nipkow@5282
  2061
    list position. May also be iterated as in xs[i:=a,j:=b,...].
nipkow@5428
  2062
  - new function `upt' written [i..j(] which generates the list
nipkow@5428
  2063
    [i,i+1,...,j-1], i.e. the upper bound is excluded. To include the upper
nipkow@5428
  2064
    bound write [i..j], which is a shorthand for [i..j+1(].
nipkow@5282
  2065
  - new lexicographic orderings and corresponding wellfoundedness theorems.
paulson@4779
  2066
wenzelm@5127
  2067
* HOL/Arith:
wenzelm@5127
  2068
  - removed 'pred' (predecessor) function;
wenzelm@5127
  2069
  - generalized some theorems about n-1;
wenzelm@5127
  2070
  - many new laws about "div" and "mod";
wenzelm@5127
  2071
  - new laws about greatest common divisors (see theory ex/Primes);
oheimb@4766
  2072
wenzelm@5127
  2073
* HOL/Relation: renamed the relational operator r^-1 "converse"
wenzelm@4842
  2074
instead of "inverse";
wenzelm@4711
  2075
nipkow@5651
  2076
* HOL/Induct/Multiset: a theory of multisets, including the wellfoundedness
nipkow@5651
  2077
  of the multiset ordering;
nipkow@5651
  2078
wenzelm@5127
  2079
* directory HOL/Real: a construction of the reals using Dedekind cuts
nipkow@5651
  2080
  (not included by default);
nipkow@4835
  2081
wenzelm@5127
  2082
* directory HOL/UNITY: Chandy and Misra's UNITY formalism;
wenzelm@4711
  2083
nipkow@5651
  2084
* directory HOL/Hoare: a new version of Hoare logic which permits many-sorted
nipkow@5651
  2085
  programs, i.e. different program variables may have different types.
nipkow@5651
  2086
paulson@5142
  2087
* calling (stac rew i) now fails if "rew" has no effect on the goal
paulson@5142
  2088
  [previously, this check worked only if the rewrite rule was unconditional]
paulson@5308
  2089
  Now rew can involve either definitions or equalities (either == or =).
wenzelm@5002
  2090
wenzelm@5363
  2091
paulson@4879
  2092
*** ZF ***
paulson@4879
  2093
paulson@5332
  2094
* theory Main includes everything; INCOMPATIBILITY: theory ZF.thy contains
paulson@5332
  2095
  only the theorems proved on ZF.ML;
paulson@5160
  2096
paulson@5475
  2097
* ZF INCOMPATIBILITY: rule `equals0D' is now a well-formed destruct rule;
paulson@5475
  2098
  It and 'sym RS equals0D' are now in the default  claset, giving automatic
paulson@5475
  2099
  disjointness reasoning but breaking a few old proofs.
paulson@5267
  2100
paulson@5160
  2101
* ZF/Update: new theory of function updates
paulson@5160
  2102
    with default rewrite rule  f(x:=y) ` z = if(z=x, y, f`z)
paulson@5160
  2103
  may also be iterated as in f(a:=b,c:=d,...);
paulson@5160
  2104
paulson@4879
  2105
* in  let x=t in u(x), neither t nor u(x) has to be an FOL term.
oheimb@4649
  2106
paulson@5142
  2107
* calling (stac rew i) now fails if "rew" has no effect on the goal
paulson@5142
  2108
  [previously, this check worked only if the rewrite rule was unconditional]
paulson@5308
  2109
  Now rew can involve either definitions or equalities (either == or =).
paulson@5142
  2110
paulson@5160
  2111
* case_tac provided for compatibility with HOL
paulson@5160
  2112
    (like the old excluded_middle_tac, but with subgoals swapped)
paulson@5160
  2113
wenzelm@4842
  2114
wenzelm@5127
  2115
*** Internal programming interfaces ***
wenzelm@5002
  2116
wenzelm@5251
  2117
* Pure: several new basic modules made available for general use, see
wenzelm@5251
  2118
also src/Pure/README;
wenzelm@5207
  2119
wenzelm@5008
  2120
* improved the theory data mechanism to support encapsulation (data
wenzelm@5008
  2121
kind name replaced by private Object.kind, acting as authorization
wenzelm@5373
  2122
key); new type-safe user interface via functor TheoryDataFun; generic
wenzelm@5373
  2123
print_data function becomes basically useless;
wenzelm@5002
  2124
wenzelm@5251
  2125
* removed global_names compatibility flag -- all theory declarations
wenzelm@5251
  2126
are qualified by default;
wenzelm@5251
  2127
wenzelm@5085
  2128
* module Pure/Syntax now offers quote / antiquote translation
wenzelm@5085
  2129
functions (useful for Hoare logic etc. with implicit dependencies);
wenzelm@5373
  2130
see HOL/ex/Antiquote for an example use;
wenzelm@5085
  2131
wenzelm@5127
  2132
* Simplifier now offers conversions (asm_)(full_)rewrite: simpset ->
wenzelm@5127
  2133
cterm -> thm;
wenzelm@5127
  2134
wenzelm@5207
  2135
* new tactical CHANGED_GOAL for checking that a tactic modifies a
wenzelm@5207
  2136
subgoal;
paulson@5142
  2137
wenzelm@5251
  2138
* Display.print_goals function moved to Locale.print_goals;
wenzelm@5251
  2139
wenzelm@5731
  2140
* standard print function for goals supports current_goals_markers
wenzelm@5731
  2141
variable for marking begin of proof, end of proof, start of goal; the
wenzelm@5731
  2142
default is ("", "", ""); setting current_goals_markers := ("<proof>",
wenzelm@5731
  2143
"</proof>", "<goal>") causes SGML like tagged proof state printing,
wenzelm@5731
  2144
for example;
wenzelm@5731
  2145
wenzelm@5002
  2146
wenzelm@5002
  2147
wenzelm@4410
  2148
New in Isabelle98 (January 1998)
wenzelm@4410
  2149
--------------------------------
wenzelm@4410
  2150
wenzelm@4410
  2151
*** Overview of INCOMPATIBILITIES (see below for more details) ***
wenzelm@4410
  2152
wenzelm@4410
  2153
* changed lexical syntax of terms / types: dots made part of long
wenzelm@4410
  2154
identifiers, e.g. "%x.x" no longer possible, should be "%x. x";
wenzelm@4410
  2155
wenzelm@4410
  2156
* simpset (and claset) reference variable replaced by functions
wenzelm@4410
  2157
simpset / simpset_ref;
wenzelm@4410
  2158
wenzelm@4410
  2159
* no longer supports theory aliases (via merge) and non-trivial
wenzelm@4410
  2160
implicit merge of thms' signatures;
wenzelm@4410
  2161
wenzelm@4410
  2162
* most internal names of constants changed due to qualified names;
wenzelm@4410
  2163
wenzelm@4410
  2164
* changed Pure/Sequence interface (see Pure/seq.ML);
wenzelm@4410
  2165
wenzelm@3454
  2166
paulson@3715
  2167
*** General Changes ***
paulson@3715
  2168
wenzelm@4174
  2169
* hierachically structured name spaces (for consts, types, axms, thms
wenzelm@3943
  2170
etc.); new lexical class 'longid' (e.g. Foo.bar.x) may render much of
wenzelm@4108
  2171
old input syntactically incorrect (e.g. "%x.x"); COMPATIBILITY:
wenzelm@4108
  2172
isatool fixdots ensures space after dots (e.g. "%x. x"); set
wenzelm@4174
  2173
long_names for fully qualified output names; NOTE: ML programs
wenzelm@4174
  2174
(special tactics, packages etc.) referring to internal names may have
wenzelm@4174
  2175
to be adapted to cope with fully qualified names; in case of severe
wenzelm@4174
  2176
backward campatibility problems try setting 'global_names' at compile
wenzelm@4174
  2177
time to have enrything declared within a flat name space; one may also
wenzelm@4174
  2178
fine tune name declarations in theories via the 'global' and 'local'
wenzelm@4174
  2179
section;
wenzelm@4108
  2180
wenzelm@4108
  2181
* reimplemented the implicit simpset and claset using the new anytype
wenzelm@4108
  2182
data filed in signatures; references simpset:simpset ref etc. are
wenzelm@4108
  2183
replaced by functions simpset:unit->simpset and
wenzelm@4108
  2184
simpset_ref:unit->simpset ref; COMPATIBILITY: use isatool fixclasimp
wenzelm@4108
  2185
to patch your ML files accordingly;
paulson@3856
  2186
wenzelm@3857
  2187
* HTML output now includes theory graph data for display with Java
wenzelm@3857
  2188
applet or isatool browser; data generated automatically via isatool
wenzelm@3901
  2189
usedir (see -i option, ISABELLE_USEDIR_OPTIONS);
wenzelm@3857
  2190
paulson@3856
  2191
* defs may now be conditional; improved rewrite_goals_tac to handle
paulson@3856
  2192
conditional equations;
paulson@3856
  2193
wenzelm@4174
  2194
* defs now admits additional type arguments, using TYPE('a) syntax;
wenzelm@4174
  2195
wenzelm@3901
  2196
* theory aliases via merge (e.g. M=A+B+C) no longer supported, always
wenzelm@3901
  2197
creates a new theory node; implicit merge of thms' signatures is
wenzelm@4112
  2198
restricted to 'trivial' ones; COMPATIBILITY: one may have to use
wenzelm@3901
  2199
transfer:theory->thm->thm in (rare) cases;
wenzelm@3901
  2200
wenzelm@3968
  2201
* improved handling of draft signatures / theories; draft thms (and
wenzelm@3968
  2202
ctyps, cterms) are automatically promoted to real ones;
wenzelm@3968
  2203
wenzelm@3901
  2204
* slightly changed interfaces for oracles: admit many per theory, named
wenzelm@3901
  2205
(e.g. oracle foo = mlfun), additional name argument for invoke_oracle;
wenzelm@3901
  2206
wenzelm@3901
  2207
* print_goals: optional output of const types (set show_consts and
wenzelm@3901
  2208
show_types);
wenzelm@3851
  2209
wenzelm@4388
  2210
* improved output of warnings (###) and errors (***);
wenzelm@3697
  2211
paulson@4178
  2212
* subgoal_tac displays a warning if the new subgoal has type variables;
paulson@4178
  2213
paulson@3715
  2214
* removed old README and Makefiles;
wenzelm@3697
  2215
paulson@3856
  2216
* replaced print_goals_ref hook by print_current_goals_fn and result_error_fn;
wenzelm@3670
  2217
paulson@3715
  2218
* removed obsolete init_pps and init_database;
paulson@3715
  2219
paulson@3715
  2220
* deleted the obsolete tactical STATE, which was declared by
paulson@3715
  2221
    fun STATE tacfun st = tacfun st st;
paulson@3715
  2222
wenzelm@4388
  2223
* cd and use now support path variables, e.g. $ISABELLE_HOME, or ~
wenzelm@4388
  2224
(which abbreviates $HOME);
wenzelm@4269
  2225
wenzelm@4269
  2226
* changed Pure/Sequence interface (see Pure/seq.ML); COMPATIBILITY:
wenzelm@4269
  2227
use isatool fixseq to adapt your ML programs (this works for fully
wenzelm@4269
  2228
qualified references to the Sequence structure only!);
wenzelm@4269
  2229
wenzelm@4381
  2230
* use_thy no longer requires writable current directory; it always
wenzelm@4381
  2231
reloads .ML *and* .thy file, if either one is out of date;
wenzelm@4269
  2232
paulson@3715
  2233
paulson@3715
  2234
*** Classical Reasoner ***
paulson@3715
  2235
wenzelm@3744
  2236
* Clarify_tac, clarify_tac, clarify_step_tac, Clarify_step_tac: new
wenzelm@3744
  2237
tactics that use classical reasoning to simplify a subgoal without
wenzelm@3744
  2238
splitting it into several subgoals;
paulson@3715
  2239
paulson@3719
  2240
* Safe_tac: like safe_tac but uses the default claset;
paulson@3719
  2241
paulson@3715
  2242
paulson@3715
  2243
*** Simplifier ***
paulson@3715
  2244
paulson@3715
  2245
* added simplification meta rules:
paulson@3715
  2246
    (asm_)(full_)simplify: simpset -> thm -> thm;
paulson@3715
  2247
paulson@3715
  2248
* simplifier.ML no longer part of Pure -- has to be loaded by object
paulson@3715
  2249
logics (again);
paulson@3715
  2250
paulson@3715
  2251
* added prems argument to simplification procedures;
paulson@3715
  2252
paulson@4325
  2253
* HOL, FOL, ZF: added infix function `addsplits':
paulson@4325
  2254
  instead of `<simpset> setloop (split_tac <thms>)'
paulson@4325
  2255
  you can simply write `<simpset> addsplits <thms>'
paulson@4325
  2256
paulson@3715
  2257
paulson@3715
  2258
*** Syntax ***
paulson@3715
  2259
wenzelm@4174
  2260
* TYPE('a) syntax for type reflection terms;
wenzelm@4174
  2261
wenzelm@3985
  2262
* no longer handles consts with name "" -- declare as 'syntax' instead;
paulson@3856
  2263
paulson@3856
  2264
* pretty printer: changed order of mixfix annotation preference (again!);
wenzelm@3846
  2265
paulson@3715
  2266
* Pure: fixed idt/idts vs. pttrn/pttrns syntactic categories;
paulson@3715
  2267
paulson@3715
  2268
paulson@3715
  2269
*** HOL ***
paulson@3715
  2270
wenzelm@5726
  2271
* HOL: there is a new splitter `split_asm_tac' that can be used e.g.
oheimb@4189
  2272
  with `addloop' of the simplifier to faciliate case splitting in premises.
oheimb@4189
  2273
nipkow@4035
  2274
* HOL/TLA: Stephan Merz's formalization of Lamport's Temporal Logic of Actions;
wenzelm@3985
  2275
wenzelm@3985
  2276
* HOL/Auth: new protocol proofs including some for the Internet
nipkow@4035
  2277
  protocol TLS;
wenzelm@3985
  2278
wenzelm@4125
  2279
* HOL/Map: new theory of `maps' a la VDM;
nipkow@3982
  2280
wenzelm@4335
  2281
* HOL/simplifier: simplification procedures nat_cancel_sums for
wenzelm@4335
  2282
cancelling out common nat summands from =, <, <= (in)equalities, or
wenzelm@4335
  2283
differences; simplification procedures nat_cancel_factor for
wenzelm@4335
  2284
cancelling common factor from =, <, <= (in)equalities over natural
wenzelm@4373
  2285
sums; nat_cancel contains both kinds of procedures, it is installed by
wenzelm@4373
  2286
default in Arith.thy -- this COULD MAKE EXISTING PROOFS FAIL;
wenzelm@4335
  2287
nipkow@3580
  2288
* HOL/simplifier: terms of the form
paulson@4325
  2289
  `? x. P1(x) & ... & Pn(x) & x=t & Q1(x) & ... Qn(x)'  (or t=x)
nipkow@3580
  2290
  are rewritten to
nipkow@4035
  2291
  `P1(t) & ... & Pn(t) & Q1(t) & ... Qn(t)',
nipkow@4035
  2292
  and those of the form
paulson@4325
  2293
  `! x. P1(x) & ... & Pn(x) & x=t & Q1(x) & ... Qn(x) --> R(x)'  (or t=x)
nipkow@4035
  2294
  are rewritten to
nipkow@4035
  2295
  `P1(t) & ... & Pn(t) & Q1(t) & ... Qn(t) --> R(t)',
nipkow@4035
  2296
nipkow@4035
  2297
* HOL/datatype
nipkow@4035
  2298
  Each datatype `t' now comes with a theorem `split_t_case' of the form
nipkow@3580
  2299
nipkow@4035
  2300
  P(t_case f1 ... fn x) =
nipkow@4035
  2301
     ( (!y1 ... ym1. x = C1 y1 ... ym1 --> P(f1 y1 ... ym1)) &
nipkow@4035
  2302
        ...
oheimb@4189
  2303
       (!y1 ... ymn. x = Cn y1 ... ymn --> P(f1 y1 ... ymn))
nipkow@4035
  2304
     )
nipkow@4035
  2305
oheimb@4930
  2306
  and a theorem `split_t_case_asm' of the form
oheimb@4189
  2307
oheimb@4189
  2308
  P(t_case f1 ... fn x) =
oheimb@4189
  2309
    ~( (? y1 ... ym1. x = C1 y1 ... ym1 & ~P(f1 y1 ... ym1)) |
oheimb@4189
  2310
        ...
oheimb@4189
  2311
       (? y1 ... ymn. x = Cn y1 ... ymn & ~P(f1 y1 ... ymn))
oheimb@4189
  2312
     )
oheimb@4930
  2313
  which can be added to a simpset via `addsplits'. The existing theorems
oheimb@4930
  2314
  expand_list_case and expand_option_case have been renamed to
oheimb@4930
  2315
  split_list_case and split_option_case.
oheimb@4189
  2316
nipkow@4361
  2317
* HOL/Arithmetic:
nipkow@4361
  2318
  - `pred n' is automatically converted to `n-1'.
nipkow@4361
  2319
    Users are strongly encouraged not to use `pred' any longer,
nipkow@4361
  2320
    because it will disappear altogether at some point.
nipkow@4361
  2321
  - Users are strongly encouraged to write "0 < n" rather than
nipkow@4361
  2322
    "n ~= 0". Theorems and proof tools have been modified towards this
nipkow@4361
  2323
    `standard'.
nipkow@4357
  2324
nipkow@4502
  2325
* HOL/Lists:
nipkow@4502
  2326
  the function "set_of_list" has been renamed "set" (and its theorems too);
nipkow@4502
  2327
  the function "nth" now takes its arguments in the reverse order and
nipkow@4502
  2328
  has acquired the infix notation "!" as in "xs!n".
paulson@3570
  2329
paulson@4154
  2330
* HOL/Set: UNIV is now a constant and is no longer translated to Compl{};
paulson@4154
  2331
paulson@4154
  2332
* HOL/Set: The operator (UN x.B x) now abbreviates (UN x:UNIV. B x) and its
paulson@4154
  2333
  specialist theorems (like UN1_I) are gone.  Similarly for (INT x.B x);
paulson@4154
  2334
wenzelm@4575
  2335
* HOL/record: extensible records with schematic structural subtyping
wenzelm@4575
  2336
(single inheritance); EXPERIMENTAL version demonstrating the encoding,
wenzelm@4575
  2337
still lacks various theorems and concrete record syntax;
wenzelm@4575
  2338
wenzelm@4125
  2339
paulson@3715
  2340
*** HOLCF ***
wenzelm@3535
  2341
wenzelm@4125
  2342
* removed "axioms" and "generated by" sections;
wenzelm@4125
  2343
oheimb@4123
  2344
* replaced "ops" section by extended "consts" section, which is capable of
wenzelm@4125
  2345
  handling the continuous function space "->" directly;
wenzelm@4125
  2346
wenzelm@4125
  2347
* domain package:
wenzelm@4125
  2348
  . proves theorems immediately and stores them in the theory,
wenzelm@4125
  2349
  . creates hierachical name space,
wenzelm@4125
  2350
  . now uses normal mixfix annotations (instead of cinfix...),
wenzelm@4125
  2351
  . minor changes to some names and values (for consistency),
wenzelm@4125
  2352
  . e.g. cases -> casedist, dists_eq -> dist_eqs, [take_lemma] -> take_lemmas,
wenzelm@4125
  2353
  . separator between mutual domain defs: changed "," to "and",
wenzelm@4125
  2354
  . improved handling of sort constraints;  now they have to
wenzelm@4125
  2355
    appear on the left-hand side of the equations only;
oheimb@4123
  2356
oheimb@4123
  2357
* fixed LAM <x,y,zs>.b syntax;
wenzelm@3567
  2358
wenzelm@3744
  2359
* added extended adm_tac to simplifier in HOLCF -- can now discharge
wenzelm@3744
  2360
adm (%x. P (t x)), where P is chainfinite and t continuous;
wenzelm@3579
  2361
wenzelm@3579
  2362
paulson@3719
  2363
*** FOL and ZF ***
paulson@3719
  2364
wenzelm@5726
  2365
* FOL: there is a new splitter `split_asm_tac' that can be used e.g.
oheimb@4189
  2366
  with `addloop' of the simplifier to faciliate case splitting in premises.
oheimb@4189
  2367
wenzelm@3744
  2368
* qed_spec_mp, qed_goal_spec_mp, qed_goalw_spec_mp are available, as
wenzelm@3744
  2369
in HOL, they strip ALL and --> from proved theorems;
wenzelm@3744
  2370
paulson@3719
  2371
wenzelm@3579
  2372
wenzelm@3006
  2373
New in Isabelle94-8 (May 1997)
wenzelm@3006
  2374
------------------------------
wenzelm@2654
  2375
paulson@3002
  2376
*** General Changes ***
paulson@3002
  2377
paulson@3002
  2378
* new utilities to build / run / maintain Isabelle etc. (in parts
paulson@3002
  2379
still somewhat experimental); old Makefiles etc. still functional;
wenzelm@2971
  2380
wenzelm@3205
  2381
* new 'Isabelle System Manual';
wenzelm@3205
  2382
wenzelm@2825
  2383
* INSTALL text, together with ./configure and ./build scripts;
wenzelm@2773
  2384
wenzelm@3006
  2385
* reimplemented type inference for greater efficiency, better error
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  2386
messages and clean internal interface;
paulson@3002
  2387
paulson@3002
  2388
* prlim command for dealing with lots of subgoals (an easier way of
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  2389
setting goals_limit);
paulson@3002
  2390
wenzelm@3006
  2391
wenzelm@3006
  2392
*** Syntax ***
paulson@3002
  2393
wenzelm@3116
  2394
* supports alternative (named) syntax tables (parser and pretty
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  2395
printer); internal interface is provided by add_modesyntax(_i);
wenzelm@3116
  2396
paulson@3002
  2397
* Pure, FOL, ZF, HOL, HOLCF now support symbolic input and output; to
paulson@3002
  2398
be used in conjunction with the Isabelle symbol font; uses the
paulson@3002
  2399
"symbols" syntax table;
paulson@3002
  2400
wenzelm@2705
  2401
* added token_translation interface (may translate name tokens in
wenzelm@2756
  2402
arbitrary ways, dependent on their type (free, bound, tfree, ...) and
wenzelm@3116
  2403
the current print_mode); IMPORTANT: user print translation functions
wenzelm@3116
  2404
are responsible for marking newly introduced bounds
wenzelm@3116
  2405
(Syntax.mark_boundT);
wenzelm@2705
  2406
wenzelm@2730
  2407
* token translations for modes "xterm" and "xterm_color" that display
wenzelm@3006
  2408
names in bold, underline etc. or colors (which requires a color
wenzelm@3006
  2409
version of xterm);
wenzelm@2730
  2410
paulson@3002
  2411
* infixes may now be declared with names independent of their syntax;
paulson@3002
  2412
paulson@3002
  2413
* added typed_print_translation (like print_translation, but may
paulson@3002
  2414
access type of constant);
paulson@3002
  2415
wenzelm@3006
  2416
paulson@3002
  2417
*** Classical Reasoner ***
paulson@3002
  2418
paulson@3002
  2419
Blast_tac: a new tactic!  It is often more powerful than fast_tac, but has
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  2420
some limitations.  Blast_tac...
paulson@3002
  2421
  + ignores addss, addbefore, addafter; this restriction is intrinsic
paulson@3002
  2422
  + ignores elimination rules that don't have the correct format
wenzelm@5726
  2423
        (the conclusion MUST be a formula variable)
paulson@3002
  2424
  + ignores types, which can make HOL proofs fail
paulson@3002
  2425
  + rules must not require higher-order unification, e.g. apply_type in ZF
paulson@3002
  2426
    [message "Function Var's argument not a bound variable" relates to this]
paulson@3002
  2427
  + its proof strategy is more general but can actually be slower
paulson@3002
  2428
wenzelm@3107
  2429
* substitution with equality assumptions no longer permutes other
wenzelm@3107
  2430
assumptions;
paulson@3002
  2431
paulson@3002
  2432
* minor changes in semantics of addafter (now called addaltern); renamed
paulson@3002
  2433
setwrapper to setWrapper and compwrapper to compWrapper; added safe wrapper
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  2434
(and access functions for it);
paulson@3002
  2435
wenzelm@5726
  2436
* improved combination of classical reasoner and simplifier:
oheimb@3317
  2437
  + functions for handling clasimpsets
oheimb@3317
  2438
  + improvement of addss: now the simplifier is called _after_ the
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  2439
    safe steps.
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  2440
  + safe variant of addss called addSss: uses safe simplifications
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  2441
    _during_ the safe steps. It is more complete as it allows multiple
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  2442
    instantiations of unknowns (e.g. with slow_tac).
wenzelm@3006
  2443
paulson@3002
  2444
*** Simplifier ***
paulson@3002
  2445
wenzelm@3006
  2446
* added interface for simplification procedures (functions that
wenzelm@3006
  2447
produce *proven* rewrite rules on the fly, depending on current
wenzelm@3006
  2448
redex);
wenzelm@3006
  2449
wenzelm@3006
  2450
* ordering on terms as parameter (used for ordered rewriting);
wenzelm@3006
  2451
wenzelm@3107
  2452
* new functions delcongs, deleqcongs, and Delcongs. richer rep_ss;
paulson@3002
  2453
paulson@3002
  2454
* the solver is now split into a safe and an unsafe part.
paulson@3002
  2455
This should be invisible for the normal user, except that the
paulson@3002
  2456
functions setsolver and addsolver have been renamed to setSolver and
wenzelm@3107
  2457
addSolver; added safe_asm_full_simp_tac;
paulson@3002
  2458
paulson@3002
  2459
paulson@3002
  2460
*** HOL ***
paulson@3002
  2461
nipkow@3042
  2462
* a generic induction tactic `induct_tac' which works for all datatypes and
wenzelm@3107
  2463
also for type `nat';
nipkow@3042
  2464
nipkow@3316
  2465
* a generic case distinction tactic `exhaust_tac' which works for all
nipkow@3316
  2466
datatypes and also for type `nat';
nipkow@3316
  2467
nipkow@3316
  2468
* each datatype comes with a function `size';
nipkow@3316
  2469
paulson@3002
  2470
* patterns in case expressions allow tuple patterns as arguments to
wenzelm@3107
  2471
constructors, for example `case x of [] => ... | (x,y,z)#ps => ...';
paulson@3002
  2472
paulson@3002
  2473
* primrec now also works with type nat;
paulson@3002
  2474
paulson@3338
  2475
* recdef: a new declaration form, allows general recursive functions to be
paulson@3338
  2476
defined in theory files.  See HOL/ex/Fib, HOL/ex/Primes, HOL/Subst/Unify.
paulson@3338
  2477
paulson@3002
  2478
* the constant for negation has been renamed from "not" to "Not" to
wenzelm@3107
  2479
harmonize with FOL, ZF, LK, etc.;
paulson@3002
  2480
wenzelm@3107
  2481
* HOL/ex/LFilter theory of a corecursive "filter" functional for
wenzelm@3107
  2482
infinite lists;
paulson@3002
  2483
wenzelm@3227
  2484
* HOL/Modelcheck demonstrates invocation of model checker oracle;
wenzelm@3227
  2485
paulson@3002
  2486
* HOL/ex/Ring.thy declares cring_simp, which solves equational
paulson@3002
  2487
problems in commutative rings, using axiomatic type classes for + and *;
paulson@3002
  2488
paulson@3002
  2489
* more examples in HOL/MiniML and HOL/Auth;
paulson@3002
  2490
paulson@3002
  2491
* more default rewrite rules for quantifiers, union/intersection;
paulson@3002
  2492
nipkow@3321
  2493
* a new constant `arbitrary == @x.False';
nipkow@3321
  2494
wenzelm@3107
  2495
* HOLCF/IOA replaces old HOL/IOA;
wenzelm@3107
  2496
wenzelm@5726
  2497
* HOLCF changes: derived all rules and arities
wenzelm@5726
  2498
  + axiomatic type classes instead of classes
slotosch@2653
  2499
  + typedef instead of faking type definitions
paulson@2747
  2500
  + eliminated the internal constants less_fun, less_cfun, UU_fun, UU_cfun etc.
wenzelm@2730
  2501
  + new axclasses cpo, chfin, flat with flat < chfin < pcpo < cpo < po
slotosch@2653
  2502
  + eliminated the types void, one, tr
slotosch@2653
  2503
  + use unit lift and bool lift (with translations) instead of one and tr
slotosch@2653
  2504
  + eliminated blift from Lift3.thy (use Def instead of blift)
wenzelm@3107
  2505
  all eliminated rules are derived as theorems --> no visible changes ;
oheimb@2649
  2506
wenzelm@3006
  2507
paulson@3002
  2508
*** ZF ***
wenzelm@2553
  2509
paulson@2865
  2510
* ZF now has Fast_tac, Simp_tac and Auto_tac.  Union_iff is a now a default
paulson@2865
  2511
rewrite rule; this may affect some proofs.  eq_cs is gone but can be put back
paulson@2865
  2512
as ZF_cs addSIs [equalityI];
wenzelm@2553
  2513
wenzelm@2554
  2514
wenzelm@2732
  2515
wenzelm@2553
  2516
New in Isabelle94-7 (November 96)
wenzelm@2553
  2517
---------------------------------
wenzelm@2553
  2518
wenzelm@2553
  2519
* allowing negative levels (as offsets) in prlev and choplev;
wenzelm@2553
  2520
wenzelm@2554
  2521
* super-linear speedup for large simplifications;
wenzelm@2554
  2522
wenzelm@2554
  2523
* FOL, ZF and HOL now use miniscoping: rewriting pushes
wenzelm@2554
  2524
quantifications in as far as possible (COULD MAKE EXISTING PROOFS
wenzelm@2554
  2525
FAIL); can suppress it using the command Delsimps (ex_simps @
wenzelm@2554
  2526
all_simps); De Morgan laws are also now included, by default;
wenzelm@2554
  2527
wenzelm@2554
  2528
* improved printing of ==>  :  ~:
wenzelm@2554
  2529
wenzelm@2554
  2530
* new object-logic "Sequents" adds linear logic, while replacing LK
wenzelm@2554
  2531
and Modal (thanks to Sara Kalvala);
wenzelm@2554
  2532
wenzelm@2554
  2533
* HOL/Auth: correctness proofs for authentication protocols;
wenzelm@2554
  2534
wenzelm@2554
  2535
* HOL: new auto_tac combines rewriting and classical reasoning (many
wenzelm@2554
  2536
examples on HOL/Auth);
wenzelm@2554
  2537
wenzelm@2554
  2538
* HOL: new command AddIffs for declaring theorems of the form P=Q to
wenzelm@2554
  2539
the rewriter and classical reasoner simultaneously;
wenzelm@2554
  2540
wenzelm@2554
  2541
* function uresult no longer returns theorems in "standard" format;
wenzelm@2554
  2542
regain previous version by: val uresult = standard o uresult;
wenzelm@2554
  2543
wenzelm@2554
  2544
wenzelm@2554
  2545
wenzelm@2554
  2546
New in Isabelle94-6
wenzelm@2554
  2547
-------------------
wenzelm@2554
  2548
wenzelm@2554
  2549
* oracles -- these establish an interface between Isabelle and trusted
wenzelm@2554
  2550
external reasoners, which may deliver results as theorems;
wenzelm@2554
  2551
wenzelm@2554
  2552
* proof objects (in particular record all uses of oracles);
wenzelm@2554
  2553
wenzelm@2554
  2554
* Simp_tac, Fast_tac, etc. that refer to implicit simpset / claset;
wenzelm@2554
  2555
wenzelm@2554
  2556
* "constdefs" section in theory files;
wenzelm@2554
  2557
wenzelm@2554
  2558
* "primrec" section (HOL) no longer requires names;
wenzelm@2554
  2559
wenzelm@2554
  2560
* internal type "tactic" now simply "thm -> thm Sequence.seq";
wenzelm@2554
  2561
wenzelm@2554
  2562
wenzelm@2554
  2563
wenzelm@2554
  2564
New in Isabelle94-5
wenzelm@2554
  2565
-------------------
wenzelm@2554
  2566
wenzelm@2554
  2567
* reduced space requirements;
wenzelm@2554
  2568
wenzelm@2554
  2569
* automatic HTML generation from theories;
wenzelm@2554
  2570
wenzelm@2554
  2571
* theory files no longer require "..." (quotes) around most types;
wenzelm@2554
  2572
wenzelm@2554
  2573
* new examples, including two proofs of the Church-Rosser theorem;
wenzelm@2554
  2574
wenzelm@2554
  2575
* non-curried (1994) version of HOL is no longer distributed;
wenzelm@2554
  2576
wenzelm@2553
  2577
paulson@2557
  2578
paulson@2557
  2579
New in Isabelle94-4
paulson@2557
  2580
-------------------
paulson@2557
  2581
paulson@2747
  2582
* greatly reduced space requirements;
paulson@2557
  2583
paulson@2557
  2584
* theory files (.thy) no longer require \...\ escapes at line breaks;
paulson@2557
  2585
wenzelm@5726
  2586
* searchable theorem database (see the section "Retrieving theorems" on
paulson@2557
  2587
page 8 of the Reference Manual);
paulson@2557
  2588
paulson@2557
  2589
* new examples, including Grabczewski's monumental case study of the
paulson@2557
  2590
Axiom of Choice;
paulson@2557
  2591
paulson@2557
  2592
* The previous version of HOL renamed to Old_HOL;
paulson@2557
  2593
wenzelm@5726
  2594
* The new version of HOL (previously called CHOL) uses a curried syntax
paulson@2557
  2595
for functions.  Application looks like f a b instead of f(a,b);
paulson@2557
  2596
paulson@2557
  2597
* Mutually recursive inductive definitions finally work in HOL;
paulson@2557
  2598
paulson@2557
  2599
* In ZF, pattern-matching on tuples is now available in all abstractions and
paulson@2557
  2600
translates to the operator "split";
paulson@2557
  2601
paulson@2557
  2602
paulson@2557
  2603
paulson@2557
  2604
New in Isabelle94-3
paulson@2557
  2605
-------------------
paulson@2557
  2606
wenzelm@5726
  2607
* new infix operator, addss, allowing the classical reasoner to
paulson@2557
  2608
perform simplification at each step of its search.  Example:
wenzelm@5726
  2609
        fast_tac (cs addss ss)
paulson@2557
  2610
wenzelm@5726
  2611
* a new logic, CHOL, the same as HOL, but with a curried syntax
wenzelm@5726
  2612
for functions.  Application looks like f a b instead of f(a,b).  Also pairs
paulson@2557
  2613
look like (a,b) instead of <a,b>;
paulson@2557
  2614
paulson@2557
  2615
* PLEASE NOTE: CHOL will eventually replace HOL!
paulson@2557
  2616
paulson@2557
  2617
* In CHOL, pattern-matching on tuples is now available in all abstractions.
paulson@2557
  2618
It translates to the operator "split".  A new theory of integers is available;
paulson@2557
  2619
paulson@2557
  2620
* In ZF, integer numerals now denote two's-complement binary integers.
paulson@2557
  2621
Arithmetic operations can be performed by rewriting.  See ZF/ex/Bin.ML;
paulson@2557
  2622
wenzelm@5726
  2623
* Many new examples: I/O automata, Church-Rosser theorem, equivalents
paulson@2557
  2624
of the Axiom of Choice;
paulson@2557
  2625
paulson@2557
  2626
paulson@2557
  2627
paulson@2557
  2628
New in Isabelle94-2
paulson@2557
  2629
-------------------
paulson@2557
  2630
wenzelm@5726
  2631
* Significantly faster resolution;
paulson@2557
  2632
paulson@2557
  2633
* the different sections in a .thy file can now be mixed and repeated
paulson@2557
  2634
freely;
paulson@2557
  2635
paulson@2557
  2636
* Database of theorems for FOL, HOL and ZF.  New
paulson@2557
  2637
commands including qed, qed_goal and bind_thm store theorems in the database.
paulson@2557
  2638
paulson@2557
  2639
* Simple database queries: return a named theorem (get_thm) or all theorems of
paulson@2557
  2640
a given theory (thms_of), or find out what theory a theorem was proved in
paulson@2557
  2641
(theory_of_thm);
paulson@2557
  2642
paulson@2557
  2643
* Bugs fixed in the inductive definition and datatype packages;
paulson@2557
  2644
paulson@2557
  2645
* The classical reasoner provides deepen_tac and depth_tac, making FOL_dup_cs
paulson@2557
  2646
and HOL_dup_cs obsolete;
paulson@2557
  2647
paulson@2557
  264