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Re: Why tree-sitter instead of Semantic? (was Re: CC Mode with font-lock

From: Akib Azmain Turja
Subject: Re: Why tree-sitter instead of Semantic? (was Re: CC Mode with font-lock-maximum-decoration 2)
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 20:28:23 +0600

Lynn Winebarger <owinebar@gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Aug 12, 2022, 12:03 PM Akib Azmain Turja <akib@disroot.org> wrote:
>> (Triggering a heated discussion again...)  Or maybe we can link Guile
>> to Emacs so that people can extend Emacs with the "GNU’s Ubiquitous
>> Intelligent Language for Extensions".
> If the maintainers of Guile actually dropped their opposition to enforcing
> proper tail recursion at some point in the last 2 decades (when I last
> looked at it), then that's an option.  The doc for v3 says proper tail
> recursion is supported, but then the section on history discusses the
> "proposed" support for proper tail recursion, so I don't really know what
> the status is.
> Lynn

The manual says tail call optimization is supported because it is
required by the Scheme specification.  And IIUC proper tail recursion is
a proposed feature of *WebAssembly*, not Guile.

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