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44                   Standard ML<br> of New Jersey                   Standard ML<br> of New Jersey
45              </strong></big></big>              </strong></big></big>
46        </td>        </td>
47          <td align="right">
48                &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
49          </td>
50      </tr>      </tr>
51    </tbody>    </tbody>
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62  SML/NJ is <a href="license.html">free, open source</a> software.  SML/NJ is <a href="license.html">free, open source</a> software.
63  </p>  </p>
64    
65    <a href="dist/working/index.html">
66    <h3>Downloads</h3>
67    </a>
68    
69    Although we have not "blessed" it as a full release,
70    we <i>strongly</i> recommend using one of our recent
71    <a href="dist/working/index.html">working</a> versions.
72    Currently, the most recent such version
73    is <a href="dist/working/110.59/index.html">110.59</a>.
74    
75    
76  <a href="new.html">  <a href="new.html">
77  <h3>What's New</h3>  <h3>What's New</h3>
78  </a>  </a>
79    
80  <ul>  <ul>
81    <li>Working version
82        <a href="dist/working/110.59/index.html">110.59</a> available.
83        Bugfixes and minor improvements.</li>
84    <li>Working version
85        <a href="dist/working/110.58/index.html">110.58</a> available.
86        Among other improvements, this version adds support for
87        Intel-based Macs as well as x86-64-based Linux machines.  Moreover,
88        it comes with <b>lexgen</b>, a brand-new drop-in replacement for
89        <tt>ml-lex</tt>.</li>
90    <li>Working version
91        <a href="dist/working/110.57/index.html">110.57</a>
92        available.  Bugfixes and minor feature enhancements.</li>
93    <li><a href="new.html#110.51">Working version 110.51 available.</a>
94      This version adds 64-bit integer and word arithmetic to the
95      <i>Basis</i> library (structures <tt>Int64</tt> and
96      <tt>Word64</tt>).  (At the moment, the implementation is rather
97      inefficient, though.)</li>
98    <li><a href="new.html#110.50">Working version 110.50 available.</a>
99      This version corrects a problem related to <tt>struct</tt> arguments
100      and results with NLFFI on the x86 platform.  It also improves
101      back-trace support and adds a simple test coverage tool.
102      In addition, CM can now deal directly with "lazy sml" source code.</li>
103    <li><a href="new.html#110.49">Working version 110.49 available.</a>
104      Version 110.49 fixes another show-stopper bug in the x86 c-calls
105      implementation, fixes a bug in the signal masking code, and enables
106      Cygwin support.</li>
107    <li><a href="new.html#110.48">Working version 110.48 available.</a>
108      Version 110.48 fixes a show-stopper bug in the x86 c-calls
109      implementation introduced by 110.47.  It also resolves a few other
110      minor issues.</li>
111    <li><a href="new.html#110.47">Working version 110.47 available.</a>
112      The most important change is the availability of preliminary
113      implementations of the NLFFI foreign-function interface under Mac OS
114      X and Win32.</li>
115    <li><a href="new.html#110.46">Working version 110.46 available.</a>
116       We are moving closer to compliance with the Basis Library specification.
117       There are also bugfixes and other minor enhancements to the installer,
118       the Windows port, the <tt>ml-build</tt> command-line tool, and
119       the Compilation Manager.
120       </li>
121    <li><a href="new.html#110.45">Working version 110.45 available.</a>
122       This is a maintenance release which mostly fixes problems compiling
123       the runtime system code using GCC 3.3.
124       </li>
125    <li><a href="new.html#110.44">Working version 110.44 available.</a>
126       This update fixes several important bugs, improves the new
127       installer, provides support for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther), and
128       continues to bring the Basis implementation closer to the
129       specification.</li>
130    <li><a href="new.html#110.43">Working version 110.43 available.</a>
131       This is a fairly major update which brings back an operational
132       port to the Microsoft Windows platform as well as extensive
133       work on the Basis library (including support for <tt>IntInf.int</tt>).</li>
134    <li>The SML/NJ source CVS repository has been moved to SourceForge.
135      The
136     <a href="https://sourceforge.net/projects/smlnj">SML/NJ SourceForge
137                project page</a>
138     has a link to information about CVS access.  The distribution files
139     are also in the process of being moved to SourceForge.  A mirror of
140     the www.smlnj.org is available at the
141     <a href="http://smlnj.cs.uchicago.edu">
142     University of Chicago</a>. The Bell Labs SML/NJ web site is now obsolete and
143     will be replaced with an indirection to www.smlnj.org. [March 10, 2003]</li>
144  <li>We have switched over to a new mailing list hosted by  <li>We have switched over to a new mailing list hosted by
145      <a href="http://sourceforge.net/">SourceForge</a>.  The name of      <a href="http://sourceforge.net/">SourceForge</a>.  The name of
146      the new list is <img src="smlnj-list-logo.jpg" align=center>.      the new list is <img src="smlnj-list-logo.jpg" align=center>.
147      (To avoid receiving      (To avoid receiving
148      to much spam we do not show the name of the mailing list in clear text      to much spam we do not show the name of the mailing list in clear text
149      and render it as a JPG image instead.  If spammers start using fancy      and render it as a JPG image instead.  If spammers start using fancy
150      OCR, we give up.)      OCR, we give up.)</li>
151  <li><a href="new.html#110.42">Working version 110.42 available.</a>  <li><a href="new.html#110.42">Working version 110.42 available.</a>
152      This relatively small but important update (among other things)      This relatively small but important update (among other things)
153      fixes a memory leak problem in CML and provides support for MacOS      fixes a memory leak problem in CML and provides support for MacOS
154      X 10.2.  (We have provided a MacOS <a      X 10.2.  (We have provided a MacOS <a
155      href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/working/110.42/smlnj-macosx.dmg">disk      href="/dist/working/110.42/smlnj-macosx.dmg">disk
156      image</a> with pre-compiled runtime systems for both MacOS 10.1      image</a> with pre-compiled runtime systems for both MacOS 10.1
157      and 10.2 for use by those without developer tools.  See the README      and 10.2 for use by those without developer tools.  See the README
158      file within this disk image for details.)      file within this disk image for details.)
 <li><a href="new.html#110.41">Working version 110.41 available.</a>  
     The biggest highlight of this version is that it fixes a long-standing  
     problem with the garbage collector that would lead to constant, slow,  
     but unbounded memory leakage.  
 <li>A new <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/working/110.40/runtime.tgz">  
     runtime tarball</a> has been uploaded to our ftp server.  It fixes  
     a potentially serious problem with the GC (in programs that allocate  
     very large arrays).  
 <li><a href="new.html#110.40">Working version 110.40 available.</a>  
     This release features many improvements to the libraries and  
     has seen substantial work on the MLRISC backend.</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#110.39">Working version 110.39 available.</a>  
     This is mainly a bugfix release, but there  
     are also improvements to libraries, FFI generator, and installer.</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#110.38">Working version 110.38 available</a>.  
     This release improves the internal organization  
     of the MLRISC backend and comes with a completely overhauled FFI  
     implementation. There are also  
   <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/working/110.38/INSTALL">  
     new installation instructions</a>  
     (which were long overdue).</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#SF-mirror"> SourceForge mirror of SML/NJ web site  
     [October 17, 2001].</a></li>  
 <li>Working version 110.35 available.  We have reworked the  
     organization of compiler libraries.  There are also several important  
     bug fixes.</li>  
 <li>Working version 110.34 available.  This version brings renewed  
     support for CML and eXene, several bug fixes, and further improvements  
     to the new FFI.</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#macosx"> Working version 110.33 available with  
     Mac OS X support and experimental FFI [June 6, 2001]</a></li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#smlnj.exe">New 110.0.7 smlnj.exe</a>  
     fixes error messages when installing under Windows 95/98/ME.  
     [March 23, 2001]</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#sourceforge">New SML and SML/NJ SourceForge projects  
     [1 March 2001]</a>.</li>  
 <li><a href="new.html#prog-smlnj">New SML/NJ tutorial</a>  
     by Riccardo Pucella available. [18 Feb 2001].</li>  
 <li> <a href="new.html#sml-mode">emacs sml-mode updated to 3.9.5</a>  
     in contrib/emacs  [26 Jan 2001]</a>.</li>  
 <li> <a href="new.html#110.0.7">New <strong>110.0.7</strong> patch release  
     available</a>; includes CML fixes, smlnj-lib improvements  
     [October 12, 2000]. </li>  
159  <li><a href="new.html#Version-111">Version 111 plans</a>.</li>  <li><a href="new.html#Version-111">Version 111 plans</a>.</li>
160  </ul>  </ul>
161    
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166  <ul>  <ul>
167  <li>Information on <a href="software.html">downloading and installing</a>  <li>Information on <a href="software.html">downloading and installing</a>
168      the <strong>SML/NJ</strong>system and related software.</li>      the <strong>SML/NJ</strong>system and related software.</li>
169  <li> A <strong>self-installing .EXE</strong> for Windows 9X, NT, or  <li> A <strong>self-installing .EXE</strong> for Windows 9X/NT/2000/XP
170      2000 is available (<a href="dist/smlnj.exe">http</a>,  is available (<a href="dist/release/110.0.7/smlnj.exe">(smlnj.exe, 5.4MB)</a>.</li>
    <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/release/110/smlnj.exe">  
       ftp</a>; 5.4MB).</li>  
171  </ul>  </ul>
172    
173  <h3>Background</h3>  <h3>Background</h3>
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184  <li><a href="doc/literature.html#books">Books</a></li>  <li><a href="doc/literature.html#books">Books</a></li>
185  <li><a href="doc/literature.html#tutorials">Tutorials</a></li>  <li><a href="doc/literature.html#tutorials">Tutorials</a></li>
186  <li><a href="doc/index.html">SML/NJ User's Guide</a></li>  <li><a href="doc/index.html">SML/NJ User's Guide</a></li>
187  <li><a href="doc/basis/index.html">SML'97 Basis Library</a></li>  <li><a href="http://www.standardml.org/Basis">SML'97 Basis Library</a></li>
188  <li><a href="doc/FAQ/index.html">SML/NJ FAQ  <li><a href="doc/FAQ/index.html">SML/NJ FAQ
189      (Frequently Asked Questions)</a></li>      (Frequently Asked Questions)</a></li>
190  <li><a href="doc/Conversion/index.html">SML'97 Conversion Guide</a></li>  <li><a href="doc/Conversion/index.html">SML'97 Conversion Guide</a></li>
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205  <li><a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/meta-lang-faq/faq.html">  <li><a href="http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/meta-lang-faq/faq.html">
206      comp.lang.ml FAQ</a></li>      comp.lang.ml FAQ</a></li>
207  <li><a href="compiler-notes/index.html">Compiler notes</a></li>  <li><a href="compiler-notes/index.html">Compiler notes</a></li>
 <li>These  
    <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/SMLNJ/smlnj.tar.Z">  
     SML/NJ web pages</a>,  
     including the Basis web pages, are available for downloading as a  
     compressed tar file. The  
   <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/Basis/SMLBasis.tar.gz">  
     Basis documentation pages</a> are also available separately as a gzipped  
     tar file.  
   
     <blockquote>  
    <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/SMLNJ/smlnj.tar.Z">  
      ftp//ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/SMLNJ/smlnj.tar.Z</a>  
      (1.2MB)<br>  
    <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/Basis/SMLBasis.tar.gz">  
      ftp//ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/doc/Basis/SMLBasis.tar.gz</a>  
      (176KB)  
      </blockquote>  
      </li>  
208  </ul>  </ul>
209    
210  <h3>Reporting Bugs</h3>  <h3>Reporting Bugs</h3>
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215      cgi bug form</a> at Princeton.</li>      cgi bug form</a> at Princeton.</li>
216  <li>You can also submit bug reports by email to  <li>You can also submit bug reports by email to
217      <img src="smlnj-list-logo.jpg" align=center> using the      <img src="smlnj-list-logo.jpg" align=center> using the
218      <a href="bug-report-form">bug report form</a>.</li>      <a href="bugs/bug-report-form">bug report form</a>.</li>
219  <li>The record of  <li>The record of currently known bugs and the bug history</a> for
220      <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/working/bugs">  SML/NJ are available via the <a href="bugs/index.html">bugs web page</a>.</li>
     currently known bugs and the bug history</a> for SML/NJ are available  
     via  FTP.</li>  
221  </ul>  </ul>
222    
223  <a href="links.html">  <a href="links.html">
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246    
247  <br>  <br>
248    
249  <font size="-3">Copyright &copy; 1996,  <font size="-3">Copyright &copy; 2004-2005, the SML/NJ Fellowship</a>.
    <a href="http://www.lucent.com/">Lucent Technologies; Bell Laboratories</a>.  
250  </font>  </font>
251    
252  <br>  <br>
253    
254  <hr>  <hr>
255    
256    <p>
257    This material is based upon work supported in part by the National
258    Science Foundation under Grant No. CNS-0454136.
259    </p>
260    
261    <p>
262    Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in
263    this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily
264    reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
265    </p>
266    
267    <hr>
268    
269  <a href="http://sourceforge.net/">  <a href="http://sourceforge.net/">
270      <img src="sflogo.png" width="88" height="31"      <img src="sflogo.png" width="88" height="31"
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