I think erich.oliphant wrote:
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> Hi,
> I am trying to figure out the best way to have a rule fire only for a fact
> whose slot value is the min or max of a group of facts.

Match a negated pattern to the (nonexistent) fact in which some
number is greater than the greatest value.

 (defrule biggest-number
     (number (value ?val))
     (not (number (value ?val2&:(> ?val2 ?val))))
     =>
     )


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