Subject: Re: the `the' thingy
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1998/05/21
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Marco Antoniotti
| How about using the '(values <typespec>*)' declaration?

  although that is quite elegant, it is unfortunately not ANSI Common Lisp:

    This type specifier [values] can be used only as the value-type in a
    FUNCTION type specifier or a THE special form.  It is used to specify
    individual types when multiple values are involved.

  I think the usage that CMUCL made of this type specifier and declaration
  should be actively considered for the review of ANSI Common Lisp.

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