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Variable *READTABLE*

Value Type

Initial Value

A readtable that conforms to the description of Common Lisp syntax in \chapref\Syntax.

Description

The value of *readtable* is called the current readtable. It controls the parsing behavior of the Lisp reader, and can also influence the Lisp printer (e.g. see the function readtable-case).

Examples

(readtablep *readtable*) → true

See examples for copy-readtable.

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Notes

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