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10.2.11 symbol-name Function

Syntax:
symbol-name symbol    name

Arguments and Values:
symbol - a symbol.

name - a string.

Description:
symbol-name returns the name of symbol. The consequences are undefined if name is ever modified.

Examples:
 (symbol-name 'temp)  "TEMP" 
 (symbol-name :start)  "START"
 (symbol-name (gensym))  "G1234" ;for example

Exceptional Situations:
Should signal an error of type type-error if symbol is not a symbol.

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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