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Re: why tail recursion matters

Guy Steele - Sun Microsystems Labs wrote:

> ... the cost of programmer A not being able to maintain
> the code of programmer B when he gets hit by a bus.

While conceding, in principle, that being hit by a bus may
well hinder one's ability to maintain someone else's code, I
take issue with your attribution of ...  oh, wait a second -
that's not what you meant, was it?