7.2 Input/Output system extensions

7.2.1 Implementation choices

Every implementation of Common Lisp makes many choices regarding the interpretation of details. Liquid Common Lisp has implemented I/O operations in the following way:

Thus, streams returned byopen can never be cleared, the standard input stream can always be cleared, and a stream returned by the functionmake-lisp-stream can be cleared only when the value of its:positionable keyword argument isnil.

The Advanced User's Guide - 9 SEP 1996

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