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22.1.2 Printer Dispatching

The Lisp printer makes its determination of how to print an object as follows:

If the value of *print-pretty* is true, printing is controlled by the current pprint dispatch table; see Section (Pretty Print Dispatch Tables).

Otherwise (if the value of *print-pretty* is false), the object's print-object method is used; see Section 22.1.3 (Default Print-Object Methods).

The following X3J13 cleanup issue, not part of the specification, applies to this section:

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