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System Class CHARACTER

Class Precedence List

character, t

Description

A character is an object that represents a unitary token in an aggregate quantity of text; see section {\secref\CharacterConcepts}.

The types base-char and extended-char form an exhaustive partition of the type character.

See Also

{\secref\CharacterConcepts}, {\secref\SharpsignBackslash}, {\secref\PrintingCharacters}

\issue{CHARACTER-VS-CHAR:LESS-INCONSISTENT-SHORT} \issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:2-3-1}