[Om] Tuple and list : any distinction?

Professor James Davenport jhd at cs.bath.ac.uk
Thu Feb 18 19:03:27 CET 2010

On Wed, February 17, 2010 1:51 pm, Joe Collins wrote:
> The OpenMath ecc CD defines Tuple and the list1 CD defines list.
> Is there any essential distinction between Tuple and list?
> If so, what?
Michael's given the 'philosophical' answer better than I could.
> Some of the definitions in list1, list2 suggest (to me) that the order of
> the list elements are arbitrary. Is this actually the case?
That's NOT meant to be the case - can you point me at the problems?

James Davenport
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