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Typographical error

The term "herin" should be "herein".

validtype

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents a string that is a valid identification of a data type in the X Window System standard.

xdeclaration

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents an expression that evaluates to a strli that, in turn, evaluates to a sequence of zero or more xtypespecifiers, followed by a space, followed by an xname, followed by zero or more intlits.

xmember

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents an expression that evaluates to either an asterisk (*) or an ampersand (&) followed by an xname and then followed by an xpath.

xname

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents an expression that evaluates to a string that is a valid identification of a data type in the X Window System standard.

xpath

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents a string that consists of zero or more occurrences of: zero or more intlits, then optionally a sequence that starts with either a dot (.) or an arrow (dash, greater than: ->) followed by an xname.

xtype

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol represents an expression that evaluates to a validtype.

xtypespecifier

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] - X Window System Binding.

This metalanguage symbol can represent one of three possible entities:

  1. a name that evaluates to a char
  2. an xtype
  3. a codatom that evaluates to one of the following: double, float, int, long, short, signed, unsigned
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Copyright © Standard Documents; 1977-2018 MUMPS Development Committee;
Copyright © Examples: 1995-2018 Ed de Moel;
Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2008 Jacquard Systems Research
Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

This page most recently updated on 13-Sep-2014, 16:30:14 .

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