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22.1.3.3.2 Effect of Readtable Case on the Lisp Printer

When printer escaping is disabled, or the characters under consideration are not already quoted specifically by single escape or multiple escape syntax, the readtable case of the current readtable affects the way the Lisp printer writes symbols in the following ways:

The rules for escaping alphabetic characters in symbol names are affected by the readtable-case if printer escaping is enabled. Alphabetic characters are escaped as follows:

22.1.3.3.2.1  Examples of Effect of Readtable Case on the Lisp Printer


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