>>> "tl" == "Terry Lambert" wrote:

tl> FWIW: tail-call optimization is when I have a function
tl> that, as it's last thing (perhaps after reordering by
tl> the compiler, as well) calls another function, such
tl> that the return value of the other function is its
tl> return value.

See also:

  Debunking the ``Expensive Procedure Call'' Myth or, 
  Procedure Call Implementations Considered Harmful or, 
  LAMDBA: The Ultimate GOTO

  By Guy Lewis Steele, Jr.
  AI memo 443, October 1977, 23 pages



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