make-string-output-stream &key element-type => string-stream
Arguments and Values:
element-type---a type specifier. The default is character.
string-stream---an output string stream.
Returns an output string stream that accepts characters and makes available (via get-output-stream-string) a string that contains the characters that were actually output.
The element-type names the type of the elements of the string; a string is constructed of the most specialized type that can accommodate elements of that element-type.
(let ((s (make-string-output-stream))) (write-string "testing... " s) (prin1 1234 s) (get-output-stream-string s)) => "testing... 1234"
Affected By: None.
Exceptional Situations: None.