Composing rule

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(Print.) a thin slip of brass or steel, against which the type is arranged in a composing stick, or by the aid of which stickfuls or handfuls or type are lifted; - called also setting rule.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Based on those principles, one of the tools included in the portfolio is then introduced, named the "Rules for Composing Rules" or, in short, the RCRs.
The actor (or person or entity controlling the actor) is forced to speculate, "Is X the object against which I am to take action?" Again, clarity and precision are important, particularly when composing rules for execution among digital assets.