proper tail calls

Igor Bukanov igor at
Mon Jan 21 13:32:47 PST 2008

On 21/01/2008, Jon Zeppieri <jaz at> wrote:
> Yes, I am assuming that ES4 mandates that unreachable objects do not
> consume space.  That doesn't seem like a terribly bold assumption to
> me.

ES4 does not guarantee that. Moreover, in most current implementations
of ES3 the unreachable objects do consume space until GC collects
them, but with a conservative GC even that can not be relied upon.

Regards, Igor

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