doc-src/Intro/intro.tex
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\begin{itemize}
\item first-order logic, constructive and classical versions
\item higher-order logic, similar to that of Gordon's {\sc
-hol}~\cite{gordon88a}
+hol}~\cite{mgordon-hol}
\item Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory~\cite{suppes72}
\item an extensional version of Martin-L\"of's Type Theory~\cite{nordstrom90}
\item the classical first-order sequent calculus, {\sc lk}
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texts~\cite{galton90,reeves90}.

\index{LCF}
-{\sc lcf}, developed by Robin Milner and colleagues~\cite{gordon79}, is an
+{\sc lcf}, developed by Robin Milner and colleagues~\cite{mgordon79}, is an
ancestor of {\sc hol}, Nuprl, and several other systems.  Isabelle borrows
ideas from {\sc lcf}: formulae are~\ML{} values; theorems belong to an
abstract type; tactics and tacticals support backward proof.  But {\sc lcf}
@@ -76,15 +76,6 @@
by terms.  You may find my other writings~\cite{paulson87,paulson-handbook}
helpful in understanding the relationship between {\sc lcf} and Isabelle.

-Isabelle does not keep a record of inference steps.  Each step is checked
-at run time to ensure that theorems can only be constructed by applying
-inference rules.  An Isabelle proof typically involves hundreds of
-primitive inferences, and would be unintelligible if displayed.
-Discarding proofs saves vast amounts of storage.  But can Isabelle be
-trusted?  If desired, object-logics can be formalized such that each
-theorem carries a proof term, which could be checked by another program.
-Proofs can also be traced.
-
\index{Isabelle!release history} Isabelle was first distributed in 1986.
The 1987 version introduced a higher-order meta-logic with an improved
treatment of quantifiers.  The 1988 version added limited polymorphism and
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\end{document}