RE: (dsssl) referent

Subject: RE: (dsssl) referent
From: DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 08:14:17 +0100
> From: Maltby, David G 

> > What exactly does (referent nl) return?
> > 
> Returns the mapping over nl of the function on a node that 
> returns the value
> that the node exhibits for the property referent or an empty 
> node-list if
> the node does not exhibit a value or exhibits a null value 
> for referent.
> [hacked from ISO 10179 10.2.3]

It amply demonstrates 
a)James Clark at the height of his powers of precision English
b)Why the spec is so damned hard to understand.


Regards DaveP

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