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15.2.5 bit-vector System Class

Class Precedence List:
bit-vector, vector, array, sequence, t

Description:
A bit vector is a vector the element type of which is bit.

The type bit-vector is a subtype of type vector, for bit-vector means (vector bit).

Compound Type Specifier Kind:
Abbreviating.

Compound Type Specifier Syntax:
(bit-vector [size])

Compound Type Specifier Arguments:
size - a non-negative fixnum, or the symbol *.

Compound Type Specifier Description:
This denotes the same type as the type (array bit (size)); that is, the set of bit vectors of size size.

See Also:
Section 2.4.8.4 Sharpsign Asterisk, Section 22.1.3.6 Printing Bit Vectors, Section 15.1.2.2 Required Kinds of Specialized Arrays

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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