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20.2.5 file-author Function

Syntax:
file-author pathspec    author

Arguments and Values:
pathspec - a pathname designator.

author - a string or nil.

Description:
Returns a string naming the author of the file specified by pathspec, or nil if the author's name cannot be determined.

Examples:
 (with-open-file (stream ">relativity>general.text")
   (file-author s))
 "albert"

Affected By:
The host computer's file system.

Other users of the file named by pathspec.

Exceptional Situations:
An error of type file-error is signaled if pathspec is wild.

An error of type file-error is signaled if the file system cannot perform the requested operation.

See Also:
pathname, logical-pathname, Section 20.1 File System Concepts, Section 19.1.2 Pathnames as Filenames

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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