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MAKE as a new name for SETF (gasp!)

Gasp, indeed.  MAKE is used throughout Common Lisp as a prefix
indicating the creation (allocation) of a new data structure.  To use
MAKE for an operation that alters a slot in an existing data structure
would be terribly confusing.  I like this even less than changing SETF
to SET.

-- Scott