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Reading and Printing Lisp Objects

   "Printing" and "reading" are the operations of converting Lisp
objects to textual form and vice versa.  They use the printed
representations and read syntax described in Note: Types of Lisp

   This chapter describes the Lisp functions for reading and printing.
It also describes "streams", which specify where to get the text (if
reading) or where to put it (if printing).

* Streams Intro
Overview of streams, reading and printing.
* Input Streams
Various data types that can be used as input streams.
* Input Functions
Functions to read Lisp objects from text.
* Output Streams
Various data types that can be used as output streams.
* Output Functions
Functions to print Lisp objects as text.
* Output Variables
Variables that control what the printing functions do.

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