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Re: loop macro
From: Robert W. Kerns <RWK@SCRC-YUKON.ARPA>
From: Liz Allen <email@example.com>
I don't really remember needing to use a DO* type
binding of iteration variables. I guess I would use
a LET to bind some common value and use it in the init
part of the iteration values.
I use the DO* type of binding far more often than not.
And it isn't an issue for the init part of the iteration,
it's for the stepping.
I finally had a chance to look up DO vs DO* in CLtL -- and I was
mistaken above. It turns out that the Franz DO that we use works
exactly like the DO* in Common Lisp... So, we always use DO* type
binding -- and have never seemed to need the other type of binding.