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Re: why tail recursion matters and why Java isn't it, was Re: lispperformance was Re: problems with lisp
Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> On Thursday, September 4, 2003, at 03:10 PM, Pascal Costanza wrote:
>> For? (sorry, I don't understand what you mean here...)
> You said I made up an example. I don't have an example in my message.
"Purity" was the example for an aesthetic category.
> If you don't have TCP, you have to do a major rewrite.
I didn't mean to argue against proper tail recursion.
Again, sorry for the confusion.
Pascal Costanza University of Bonn
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