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doc-src/MacroHints

author | lcp |

Tue, 12 Jul 1994 18:05:03 +0200 | |

changeset 467 | 92868dab2939 |

parent 137 | ad5414f5540c |

permissions | -rw-r--r-- |

new cardinal arithmetic developments

Hints ===== 22-Oct-1993 MMW 20-Nov-1993 MMW Some things notable, but not (yet?) covered by the manual. - constants of result type prop should always supply concrete syntax (elaborate on this in last sect of 'Defining Logics' (?)); - 'Variable --> Constant' possible during rewriting; - 'trivial definitions' via macros (e.g. "x ~= y" == "~ (x = y)"); - patterns matching any remaining arguments are not possible (i.e. what would be (f x y . zs) in LISP); e.g. HOL's @ (supposing it implemented via macros which it is *not*): "@x. P" == "Eps(%x. P)", now the print rule doesn't match things like Eps(%x. P, a, b, c); - alpha: document the precise manner in which bounds are renamed for printing; - parsing: applications like f(x)(y)(z) are not parse-ast-translated into (f x y z); this may cause some problems, when the notation "f x y z" for applications will be introduced;