Subject: Re: How can I force GCL to print in lower case?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1995/04/03
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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[David Finton]

|   Is there a system variable I can set which will force GCL to print in
|   lower case?  For example, if I want to print out a list (1 2 3 t e) I
|   get: (1 2 3 T E), which I don't want.

looks like you want to bind *PRINT-CASE* to :DOWNCASE.

|   In Allegro Common Lisp, we compiled it with an option which gave
|   lower-case output as the default.  Well, I have a GCL binary, and I'm
|   not in a position to recompile it, so I'm hoping there's a switch
|   somewhere which would have the same effect.

the above is described in CLtL1.

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