On Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 06:17:08 UTC, ketmar wrote:
On Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 05:55:50 UTC, Dietrich Daroch wrote:
Yes, it probably does TCO. The problem is what if you think it
does and it cannot do it because of a misunderstanding on when
it can be applied or a bug?
there can't be any "misunderstanding" from compiler side.
either it is a leaf return, or not -- it is as easy as that.
what your DIP is aimed for is brain-damaged coders who are not
able to understand how programs work (and why "scope(exit)" may
prevent TCO). it won't help anyone. sorry.
Yes, there is no cure for poor skills, but the point is to
prevent the need to avoid recursion to ensure there are no stack
overflows. It seems reasonable considering D targets systems