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Type Specifier VALUES

Compound Type Specifier Kind

Specializing.

Compound Type Specifier Syntax

values value-typespec

value-typespec ::= typespec* [&optional typespec*] [&rest typespec] ['&allow-other-keys] </blockquote> ====Compound Type Specifier Arguments==== typespec - a type specifier. ====Compound Type Specifier Description==== This type specifier can be used only as the value-type in a function type specifier or a the special form. It is used to specify individual types when multiple values are involved. The &optional and &rest markers can appear in the value-type list; they indicate the parameter list of a function that, when given to multiple-value-call along with the values, would correctly receive those values. The symbol * may not be among the value-types. The symbol values is not valid as a type specifier; and, specifically, it is not an abbreviation for (values)''.

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