Commit 6ba36cd6 authored by Ralf Jung's avatar Ralf Jung

mention that masks in Coq are a bit different than on paper

parent ad3a71bf
......@@ -47,6 +47,9 @@ The following proposition states that an invariant with name $\iname$ exists and
Next, we define \emph{fancy updates}, which are essentially the same as the basic updates of the base logic ($\Sref{sec:base-logic}$), except that they also have access to world satisfaction and can enable and disable invariants:
\[ \pvs[\mask_1][\mask_2] \prop \eqdef W * \ownGhost{\gname_{\textmon{En}}}{\mask_1} \wand \upd\diamond (W * \ownGhost{\gname_{\textmon{En}}}{\mask_2} * \prop) \]
Here, $\mask_1$ and $\mask_2$ are the \emph{masks} of the view update, defining which invariants have to be (at least!) available before and after the update.
Masks are sets of natural numbers, \ie they are subsets of $\mathbb{N}$.%
\footnote{Actually, in the Coq development masks are restricted to a class of sets of natural numbers that contains all finite sets and is closed under union, intersection, difference and complement.
The restriction is necessary for engineering reasons to still obtain representation independence: two masks should be \emph{definitionally} equal iff they contain the same invariant names.}
We use $\top$ as symbol for the largest possible mask, $\nat$, and $\bot$ for the smallest possible mask $\emptyset$.
We will write $\pvs[\mask] \prop$ for $\pvs[\mask][\mask]\prop$.
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