Abstract:We introduce a Hoare logic for call-by-value higher-order functional languages with control operators such as callcc. The key idea is to build the assertion language and proof rules around an explicit logical representation of jumps and their dual 'places-to-jump-to'. This enables the assertion language to capture precisely the intensional and extensional effects of jumping by internalising rely/guarantee reasoning, leading to simple proof rules for higher-order functions with callcc. We show that the logic ca… Show more
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