[isabelle-dev] Isabelle (proof assistant) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Makarius makarius at sketis.net
Wed Feb 20 11:50:24 CET 2013

On Tue, 19 Feb 2013, Tobias Nipkow wrote:

> It would be better to update it. The German version is also a bit odd...
> Tobias
> Am 19/02/2013 00:42, schrieb Lawrence Paulson:
>> Leaves something to be desired. Starting with the first sentence. Do we care?
>> Larry
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabelle_(proof_assistant)

Wikipedia is "vox pupuli", so it can be arbitrary non-sense -- experienced 
users of Wikipedia should know that. Nonetheless, I have occasionally 
updated the version number of the official Isabelle release there.

BTW, Wikipedia *content* should be discussed on the Wikipedia discussion 
page in question, in order to avoid bypassing the official structures of 
that project.

I am more concerned about this wiki here: 
https://isabelle.in.tum.de/community since it is provided by one of the 
established Isabelle sites.

I would still like to see a genuine Isabelle community contributing here, 
and doing serious maintenance.  Right now it is just a scribbling board 
for people who were discontent with some of the official READMEs or 
manuals, and even that is often pointless already due to continuous 
updates of the official versions.


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