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Besides the cogent argument in favor of a named DOTIMES
(and it's too bad we can't flush old-style DO so we
wouldn't need DO-NAMED), letting (DOTIMES X ...)
mean (DOTIMES (G3453 X) ...) has the extremely nasty
property that there is a context which wants a value
in which you can only specify it by means of a variable,
and not by an expression.  This is like the old
computed-GO or STATUS-MACRO kludge, only backwards.
If you really want that, why not use the InterLISP
name RPTQ or something?  Or, (DOTIMES (IGNORE X) ...)
isn't so bad...