Subject: Re: strings and characters
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 2000/03/18
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Barry Margolin <>
| I'm still not following you.  Are you saying that characters with
| implementation-defined attributes (e.g. bits or fonts) might not satisfy
| (typep c 'character)?

  no.  I'm saying that even as this _is_ the case, the standard does not
  require a string to be able to hold and return such a character intact.