Major Section: HISTORY
Examples: (tau-data binary-+) General Form: (tau-data fn)
This macro returns a list structure that indicates what facts about the
fn are known to the tau system.
Fn should either be a
function symbol or else a macro associated with
see macro-aliases-table. See introduction-to-the-tau-system for background
The list structure should be self-explanatory given the following brief
comments. The ``index'' of a function, when non-
nil, means the function
is a monadic Boolean function treated by the tau system as a tau predicate.
The ``positive'' and ``negative implicants'' are conjunctions that indicate the tau implied by the given one or its negation.
The ``signatures'' entry is a formula indicating all the known signatures.
If the signatures formula is
T it means there are no known signatures.
(Signatures is the conjunction of all signature rules and the empty
If you wish to see a long list of all the runes from which some tau
information has been gleaned, evaluate
(global-val 'tau-runes (w state)).