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" macro character
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- Subject: " macro character
- From: Stephen Robbins <Stever@BIS-ALICE-LIDDELL.BISCC.Dialnet.Symbolics.Com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Sep 86 16:24 EDT
On page 347 of CLtL, it says that the double quote character
accumulates characters until another double quote is seen. "An
exception to this occurs if a \single escape/ character is seen; ..."
If I want to write my function which handles " in Common-Lisp itself,
how can my handler tell when a character it's read is a single escape
character? It would have to be able to look into the readtable. If
there are ways to look inside readtables, I've missed them...