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25.2.24 lisp-implementation-type, lisp-implementation-version Function

Syntax:
lisp-implementation-type < no arguments >    description

lisp-implementation-version < no arguments >    description

Arguments and Values:
description - a string or nil.

Description:
lisp-implementation-type and lisp-implementation-version identify the current implementation of Common Lisp.

lisp-implementation-type returns a string that identifies the generic name of the particular Common Lisp implementation.

lisp-implementation-version returns a string that identifies the version of the particular Common Lisp implementation.

If no appropriate and relevant result can be produced, nil is returned instead of a string.

Examples:
 (lisp-implementation-type)
 "ACME Lisp"
OR"Joe's Common Lisp"
 (lisp-implementation-version)
 "1.3a"
 "V2"
OR"Release 17.3, ECO #6"

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
See cl:lisp-implementation-version in implementation.htm for information on the implementation of lisp-implementation-version. Note the links are to the documentation for the current Allegro CL version. Replace /current/ in the URL with the Allegro CL version number to see similar documentation is earlier releases.

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