Sam Steingold writes:
> > * Pascal J.Bourguignon <cwo@...> [2004-08-30 02:59:18 +0200]:
> > When *PRINT-PRETTY* is false, 'A should be printed as (QUOTE A) instead of 'A.
> > http://www.lispworks.com/reference/HyperSpec/Body/v_pr_pre.htm
> > "If it is false, the pretty printer is not used..."
> it appears that *print-pretty* only affects whitespace:
> Controls whether the Lisp printer calls the pretty printer.
> If it is false, the pretty printer is not used and a minimum of
> whitespace is output when printing an expression.
> If it is true, the pretty printer is used, and the Lisp printer will
> endeavor to insert extra whitespace where appropriate to make
> expressions more readable.
Yes, that's what I believed at first, but the "If it is false, the
pretty printer is not used and ..." clause tell us that it should use
the default Lisp Printer, which is specified to print (QUOTE A).
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