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Variable *GENSYM-COUNTER*

Value Type

a non-negative integer.

Initial Value

Description

A number which will be used in constructing the name of the next symbol generated by the function gensym.

*gensym-counter* can be either assigned or bound at any time, but its value must always be a non-negative integer.

Examples

None.

Affected By

See Also

Notes

The ability to pass a numeric argument to gensym has been deprecated; explicitly binding *gensym-counter* is now stylistically preferred.

\issue{GENSYM-NAME-STICKINESS:LIKE-TEFLON}