PURPOSEor other text except comment.
ENGLISH, unless specified otherwise.
MEANING, which can be used in a
RULEstatement and in a
RELATIONstatement. This example uses a
IN ENGLISHmeans that the meaning of the relation
ptpic[Pattern*Image]is written in
PURPOSEstatement in which the language
CONTEXThas no language directive,
IN ENGLISHis used by default. If a
CONTEXThas a language directive, that language will be the default language of all natural language items within that context.
PURPOSEstatement or a
MEANINGhas no language directive, Ampersand assumes this to be the language of its context. So, the user needs to specify a language only if it is an exception to the default.
DUTCH. Natural language items written in any other language are ignored. This is not a mistake, but a feature. RAP3 only "speaks Dutch" and ignores anything else.