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?Term1 == ?Term2

Succeeds if Term1 and Term2 are identical terms.
Term1
An arbitrary term.
Term2
An arbitrary term.

Description

Used to compare Term1 with Term2. Succeeds if Term1 and Term2 are identical terms. It does not attempt unification. Two variables are considered as identical only if one is bound to the other, or if they are both bound to identical terms. Ground terms are identical only if they unify.

Modes and Determinism

Fail Conditions

Fails if Term1 and Term2 are not identical.

Examples

   Success:
   atom == atom.
   1 == 1.
   X == X.                      (gives X = _g70)
   X = 1, Y = 1, Y == X.        (gives X = 1, Y = 1)
   X = Y, X == Y, Y == X.       (gives Y = _g80, X = _g80)
   [ a,b| [ ] ] == [ a,b ].
   f(1,2) == f(1,2).
   Fail:
   atom == neutron.
   atom == X.
   1 == 1.0.
   X == Y.
   [a|b] == [a,b].
   [a|X] == [a,X].



See Also

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