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Re: tail-call elimination

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: tail-call elimination
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 10:13:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>> I have attached a patch that implements tail-call elimination for
>>>> a subset of emacs lisp.  This will be helpful in allowing coding
>>>> styles which emphasize tail recursion, such as is usual in languages
>>>> like Scheme.
>> If it speeds up execution, I think it can be worth the trouble.
> What about Troels Nielsen's implementation of the same feature?
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.devel/153399

Very nice attempt as well, indeed.
Not sure why he hasn't followed up on this.


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