[Om] Tuple and list : any distinction?

Joe Collins joseph.collins at nrl.navy.mil
Wed Feb 17 14:51:28 CET 2010

The OpenMath ecc CD defines Tuple and the list1 CD defines list.

Is there any essential distinction between Tuple and list?
If so, what?

Some of the definitions in list1, list2 suggest (to me) that the order of the 
list elements are arbitrary. Is this actually the case?

Joseph B. Collins, Ph.D.
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