## Not Operator## M[UMPS] by Example |

Introduced in the 1977 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

Reference | Value | |
---|---|---|

'12345 |
0 (false) | |

'0 |
1 (true) | |

'"Apples" |
1 (true) |

The logical or Boolean value of `X`:

Reference | Value | |
---|---|---|

''X |
0 or 1 |

The exclusive or of two values:

Reference | Value | |
---|---|---|

'X'='Y |
X xor Y |

This operator can also be used to modify the meaning of other operators:

`'=` is not equal to

`'>` is not greater than, i.e. is less than or equal to

`'<` is not less than, i.e. is greater than or equal to

`'?` does not match the pattern

`'[` does not contain

`']` does not follow

`'&` not and

`'!` not or

Added in 1995:

`']]` does not collate after

To be added in a future standard:

`'<=` is not less than or equal to, i.e. is greater than

`'>=` is not greater than or equal to, i.e. is less than

`']=` does not follow and is not equal to

`']]=` does not collate after and is not equal to

`'!!` not exclusive or

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Copyright © Examples: 1995-2017 Ed de Moel;

Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2017 Jacquard Systems Research.

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This page most recently updated on 12-Sep-2014, 13:15:08 .

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