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Type SIMPLE-STRING

Supertypes

simple-string, string, vector, simple-array, array, sequence, t

Description

A simple string is a specialized one-dimensional simple array whose elements are of type character or a subtype of type character. When used as a type specifier for object creation, simple-string means (simple-array character (size)).

Compound Type Specifier Kind

Abbreviating.

Compound Type Specifier Syntax

  • simple-string [size]

Compound Type Specifier Arguments

size - a non-negative fixnum, or the symbol *.

Compound Type Specifier Description

This denotes the union of all types (simple-array c (size)) for all subtypes c of character; that is, the set of simple strings of size size.

\issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:2-3-4} \issue{ARRAY-DIMENSION-IMPLICATIONS:ALL-FIXNUM} \issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:2-3-5}