[r-t] decisions

King, Peter R peter.king at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Jun 11 06:50:52 UTC 2014

>Giles says "There seems to be consensus here that the Decisions should not be prescriptive but descriptive." What is the effective difference? >They allowed, in 2013, 4990 (ex 4990, i.e., 100%) peals to be described in less than four pages of the RW. If I go to the chemist doesn't my >prescription describe?

Was it "prescriptive" '(pertaining to giving rules or orders) or "proscriptive" (pertaining to banning something). Your chemist's prescription is an order from the doctor to give whatever is described therein.

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