Data::SExpression::Symbol -- A Lisp symbol read by Data::SExpression
A Data::SExpression::Symbol represents a lisp symbol. Symbols are usually used as opaque objects that can be compared with each other, but are not intended to be used for other operations.
There are two kinds of symbols,
Most symbols are
There is only ever one
interned instance of the
Symbol class for a given name.
Interned symbols stringify to their ->name. Uninterned symbols stringify to "#:$name", after the Common Lisp convention.
Interned symbols are eq to their name. Uninterned symbols are not eq to anything except themself.
Returns a new interned symbol with the given NAME
Returns a new uninterned symbol with the given NAME
Returns the symbol's name,
as passed to
Returned true iff the symbol is interned
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