[LISPWORKS][Common Lisp HyperSpec (TM)] [Previous][Up][Next]



base-string, string, vector, array, sequence, t


The type base-string is equivalent to (vector base-char). The base string representation is the most efficient string representation that can hold an arbitrary sequence of standard characters.

Compound Type Specifier Kind:


Compound Type Specifier Syntax:

base-string [size]

Compound Type Specifier Arguments:

size---a non-negative fixnum, or the symbol *.

Compound Type Specifier Description:

This is equivalent to the type (vector base-char size); that is, the set of base strings of size size.

The following X3J13 cleanup issues, not part of the specification, apply to this section:

[Starting Points][Contents][Index][Symbols][Glossary][Issues]
Copyright 1996-2005, LispWorks Ltd. All rights reserved.