[isabelle-dev] Option type for auto tools timeout
makarius at sketis.net
Tue Jan 11 16:59:48 CET 2011
On Thu, 16 Dec 2010, David Aspinall wrote:
>> The dealine for the next Isabelle release is shortly after the start of
>> the year 2011. If PG 4.1 is available by then, and works on Linux, Mac
>> OS, Cygwin with the usual Emacsen, I see no problem emit "pgreal" for
>> real-valued preferences.
> There is a patch now committed in PG CVS for a type "pgipfloat".
> Officially syntax should match spec here:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#float Emacs is not going to check but
> other stricter tools might.
I have tried that, but it does not quite work yet:
(error "defpacustom: missing :type keyword or wrong :type value")
A quick grep through the elisp sources reveals that the 'float tag is not
always handled in correspondance to 'integer, for example.
What is the release schedule for PG 4.1 anyway?
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