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22.4.21 *print-gensym* Variable

Value Type:
a generalized boolean.

Initial Value:
true.

Description:
Controls whether the prefix "#:" is printed before apparently uninterned symbols. The prefix is printed before such symbols if and only if the value of *print-gensym* is true.

Examples:
 (let ((*print-gensym* nil))
   (print (gensym)))
 G6040 
 #:G6040

See Also:
write, *print-escape*

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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