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\ -- a binary operator

Ways to use symbol \ :

For the programmer

The object \ is a keyword.

This operator may be used as a binary operator in an expression like x\y. The user may install binary methodsfor handling such expressions with code such as

         X \ Y := (x,y) -> ...

where X is the class of x and Y is the class of y.