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Re: why tail recursion matters
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 09:17:18 -0400
From: Vadim Nasardinov <email@example.com>
To: Guy Steele - Sun Microsystems Labs <Guy.Steele@sun.com>
Subject: 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?
Alice and Bob, of course. :-)