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(open filename &key (direction input) (element-type 'base-char)
 (if-exists nil if-exists-given)
 (if-does-not-exist nil if-does-not-exist-given) (external-format default) &aux
 (direction direction) (if-does-not-exist if-does-not-exist)
 (if-exists if-exists))
Function: Return a stream which reads from or writes to FILENAME. Defined keywords: :DIRECTION - one of :INPUT, :OUTPUT, :IO, or :PROBE :ELEMENT-TYPE - the type of object to read or write, default BASE-CHAR :IF-EXISTS - one of :ERROR, :NEW-VERSION, :RENAME, :RENAME-AND-DELETE, :OVERWRITE, :APPEND, :SUPERSEDE or NIL :IF-DOES-NOT-EXIST - one of :ERROR, :CREATE or NIL See the manual for details.
 Mentioned in:
CLtL2 - 11.6. Built-in Packages
CLtL2 - 2.10. Streams
CLtL2 - 21.2. Creating New Streams
CLtL2 - 21.3. Operations on Streams
CLtL2 - 22.3.2. Output to Binary Streams
CLtL2 - 23.1.1. Pathnames
CLtL2 - 23.1.3. Structured Directories
CLtL2 - 23.1.5.3. Using Logical Pathnames
CLtL2 - 23.1.6. Pathname Functions
CLtL2 - 23.2. Opening and Closing Files
CLtL2 - 23.3. Renaming, Deleting, and Other File Operations
HyperSpec - 20.1.2 File Operations on Open and Closed Streams
HyperSpec - 21.1.1.1.2 Open and Closed Streams
HyperSpec - Function OPEN
PCL - binary format basics
PCL - closing files
PCL - constructing new pathnames
PCL - file output
PCL - filenames
PCL - interacting with the file system
PCL - other kinds of io
PCL - reading binary data
PCL - reading file data
Successful Lisp - chapter09
Successful Lisp - chapter19
Successful Lisp - lesson 11
(open-stream-p stream)
Function: Return true if STREAM is not closed. A default method is provided by class FUNDAMENTAL-STREAM which returns true if CLOSE has not been called on the stream.
 Mentioned in:
CLtL2 - 21.3. Operations on Streams
HyperSpec - Function OPEN-STREAM-P
(with-open-file (stream filespec &rest options) &body body)
Undocumented
Example:
(defun trace-xml-file (pathname)
  "Parse and trace XMl from the file at pathname"
  (with-open-file (in pathname) (trace-xml in)))
Mentioned in:
CLtL2 - 11.6. Built-in Packages
CLtL2 - 21.2. Creating New Streams
CLtL2 - 21.3. Operations on Streams
CLtL2 - 23.1.5.3. Using Logical Pathnames
CLtL2 - 23.1.6. Pathname Functions
CLtL2 - 23.2. Opening and Closing Files
CLtL2 - 3. Scope and Extent
CLtL2 - 7.11. Dynamic Non-Local Exits
CLtL2 - 9.1. Declaration Syntax
HyperSpec - macro WITH-OPEN-FILE
On Lisp - The with- Macro
PCL - binary format basics
PCL - closing files
PCL - other kinds of io
PCL - saving and loading the database
PCL - unwinding the stack
Successful Lisp - chapter09
Successful Lisp - chapter19
Successful Lisp - tail recursion
(with-open-stream (var stream) &body forms-decls)
Undocumented
 Mentioned in:
CLtL2 - 21.2. Creating New Streams
CLtL2 - 21.3. Operations on Streams
CLtL2 - 9.1. Declaration Syntax
HyperSpec - Macro WITH-OPEN-STREAM
Successful Lisp - chapter19
(ql-network:open-connection host port)
Undocumented
  
(ql-lispworks:open-tcp-stream &rest args)
Undocumented