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12.2.8 integer System Class

Class Precedence List:
integer, rational, real, number, t

Description:
An integer is a mathematical integer. There is no limit on the magnitude of an integer.

The types fixnum and bignum form an exhaustive partition of type integer.

Compound Type Specifier Kind:
Abbreviating.

Compound Type Specifier Syntax:
(integer [lower-limit [upper-limit)]]

Compound Type Specifier Arguments:
lower-limit, upper-limit - interval designators for type integer. The defaults for each of lower-limit and upper-limit is the symbol *.

Compound Type Specifier Description:
This denotes the integers on the interval described by lower-limit and upper-limit.

See Also:
Figure 2.3.1 Numbers as Tokens, Section 2.3.2 Constructing Numbers from Tokens, Section 22.1.3.1.1 Printing Integers

Notes:
The type (integer lower upper), where lower and upper are most-negative-fixnum and most-positive-fixnum, respectively, is also called fixnum.

The type (integer 0 1) is also called bit. The type (integer 0 *) is also called unsigned-byte.

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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