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Proposed GETSYNTAX function
- To: (BUG LISP) at MIT-MC
- Subject: Proposed GETSYNTAX function
- From: RLB at MIT-MC (Richard L. Bryan)
- Date: Wed, 19 Jul 78 19:05:00 GMT
- Cc: KMP at MIT-MC
- Original-date: 19 JUL 1978 1505-EDT
getsyntax SUBR 2 args
(getsyntax c s) returns information about the synttax of the character
c in the readtable. c can be a fixnum which is the Ascii code for a character,
or it can be a character object. s is a symbol selecting which information is
SYNTAX - the syntax bits are returned as a fixnum.
SINGLE - if the syntax of c is that for single character objects,
T is returned; otherwise, NIL.
MACRO - if c is a macro character, the function is returned.
SPLICING - if c is a splicing macro character, the function is
CHTRAN - returns a character object which is the chtran of c .