Formal semantics for Core?
dons at galois.com
Thu Dec 10 17:01:46 EST 2009
> On 11/30/09, Matthijs Kooijman <matthijs at stdin.nl> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I was wondering if there are any formal semantics defined for GHC's core
> > language? I'm working with some core to core rewriting passes for which I'd
> > like to verify the soundness, but that would require some formal definition of
> > the Core semantics of sorts...
> It may not be exactly what you're looking for, but the extcore package
> includes a typechecker and interpreter that provide an executable
> static and dynamic semantics for External Core (which is similar to
> the Core language that GHC uses externally, but not quite the same):
Note also, Simon Winwood's prototype executable semantics for Core in the
Twelf theorem prover:
More information about the Glasgow-haskell-users