Name

get-description

Usage

builtin-function

Syntax

(get-description obj)
(get-description obj show-non-public)

Description

Returns a prototype object describing the given object obj. Used by the function describe.

user > (get-description 'when)
it: #s( :compiler-syntax ((when test &body forms))
        :compiler-usage macro
        :compiler-value #<Macro Name="when">
        :name "when"
        :package "lisp"
        :symbol when
        :usage undefined )