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symbolPlist function accepts a symbol, and returns
the "proplist" slot of that symbol.
Property lists are lists of the form
key0 val0 key1 val1 ...
The primeval MIT Lisp had only cons cells and symbols with properties, so essentially all information had to be stored as properties on symbols. Both Muq and modern Lisps have much richer sets of data types, and use property lists much less.
In Muq, it is generally better to use keyval pairs on objects than property lists on symbols.
See section putprop. See section setSymbolPlist.
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