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Function SOFTWARE-TYPE, SOFTWARE-VERSION

Syntax

  • software-type description
  • software-versiondescription

Arguments and Values

Description

software-type returns a string that identifies the generic name of any relevant supporting software, or nil if no appropriate or relevant result can be produced.

software-version returns a string that identifies the version of any relevant supporting software, or nil if no appropriate or relevant result can be produced.

Examples

(software-type)

"Multics"

(software-version)

"1.3x"

Side Effects

None.

Affected By

Operating system environment.

Exceptional Situations

None.

See Also

None.

Notes

This information should be of use to maintainers of the implementation.