ANNOUNCE
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Subject: Announcing Isabelle2009
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To: isabelle-users@cl.cam.ac.uk
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Isabelle2009 is now available.
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This release significantly improves upon Isabelle2008, see the NEWS
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file in the distribution for more details.  Some important changes
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are:
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* Complete re-implementation of locales, with proper support for local
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syntax, and more robust interpretation mechanism.
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* New 'find_consts' and 'find_theorems' facilities, together with
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"auto solve" feature of toplevel goal statements.
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* HOL: reorganization of main logic images.
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* HOL: improved implementation of Sledgehammer, based on generic ATP
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manager; support for remote ATPs.
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* HOL: numerous library improvements.
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* Updated and extended versions of main reference manuals.
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* Simplified arrangement of Isabelle startup scripts and settings
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directory.
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* Simplified internal programming interfaces for all Isar language
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elements.
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* General high-level support for concurrent ML programming.
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* Parallel proof checking within Isar theories.
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You may get Isabelle2009 from the following mirror sites:
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  Cambridge (UK)       http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/research/hvg/Isabelle/
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  Munich (Germany)     http://isabelle.in.tum.de/
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  Sydney (Australia)   http://mirror.cse.unsw.edu.au/pub/isabelle/