Chapter 9: Printing

  • Edmund Weitz


In languages like C++ or Java, it is possible to, say, write a huge GUI program without ever thinking about the printed representation of the objects (numbers, strings, arrays, etc.) that you’re working with. This is quite different in Common Lisp, where due to how one typically works when developing something, you’re constantly seeing those objects being printed in the REPL.


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  • Edmund Weitz
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  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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