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simple-string, string, vector, simple-array, array, sequence, t


A simple string is a specialized one-dimensional simple array whose elements are of type character or a subtype of type character. When used as a type specifier for object creation, simple-string means (simple-array character (size)).

Compound Type Specifier Kind:


Compound Type Specifier Syntax:

simple-string [size]

Compound Type Specifier Arguments:

size---a non-negative fixnum, or the symbol *.

Compound Type Specifier Description:

This denotes the union of all types (simple-array c (size)) for all subtypes c of character; that is, the set of simple strings of size size.

The following X3J13 cleanup issues, not part of the specification, apply to this section:

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