Synopsis Less than operator on node values.
Syntax Exp1 < Exp2
Exp1 Exp2 Exp1 < Exp2
node node bool
Description Comparison on nodes is defined by a lexicographic ordering. Node N = F(N1, ..., Nn) is less than node N = G(M1, ..., Mm) when:
  • N is not equal to M, and
  • F is lexicographically less than G, or F is equal to G and n < m.
rascal>"f"(10, "abc") < "g"(3);
bool: true
rascal>"f"(10) < "f"(10, "abc");
bool: true
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