CVS difference for ais/ai-00018.txt
--- ais/ai-00018.txt 2000/01/26 18:24:20 1.3
+++ ais/ai-00018.txt 2000/06/21 23:39:06 1.4
@@ -19,8 +19,9 @@
-The expression X**N with the value of the exponent N positive is
-equivalent to the expression X*X*...X (with N-1 multiplications) except
+The expression X ** N with the value of the exponent N positive is
+equivalent to the expression X *
+X * ...X (with N-1 multiplications) except
that the multiplications are associated in an arbitrary order.
However, RM83 required left-to-right associations. Is this an upward
@@ -28,8 +29,8 @@
-RM83 required left-to-right associations, and AI-00137 confirmed this.
-AI-00868 allows arbitrary association, but AI-00868 was never formally
+RM83 required left-to-right associations, and AI83-00137 confirmed this.
+AI83-00868 allows arbitrary association, but AI83-00868 was never formally
approved. Hence, this represents an upward inconsistency, and should
have been so documented in the AARM.
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