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Type Specifier VALUES

Compound Type Specifier Kind:


Compound Type Specifier Syntax:

values value-typespec

value-typespec::= typespec* [&optional typespec*] [&rest typespec] [&allow-other-keys] 

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).

The following X3J13 cleanup issue, not part of the specification, applies to this section:

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