Probably. The specialized Rete network nodes are faster than general function calls, as they have less overhead and work directly in Java.
________________________________ From: owner-jess-us...@sandia.gov [mailto:owner-jess-us...@sandia.gov] On Behalf Of Wolfgang Laun Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 11:22 AM To: jess-users Subject: Re: JESS: multiple bindings of a multislot I solved it by binding the lot: (Temp (m $?mels)) and writing deffunctions testing all other patterns. I ran into this while trying to solve the Zebra Puzzle in a way fundamentally different from the example distributed with Jess. I have all permutations as facts and select them by filtering according to the puzzle's givens. This is where things like ($? ivory green $?) or (? ? milk ? ?) would have to be written in addition to the binding of the entire quintuple