proper tail calls

Peter Michaux petermichaux at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 23:18:49 PST 2008


On Jan 21, 2008 10:50 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.org> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2008, at 8:12 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> > How about something like "tailcall" or "tailreturn".
>
> Or just "tail f(x, y)", Dave Herman's suggestion.

"tail" looks great and any of these three suggestions seem far better
than "goto".

(I'm still hoping this explicit version is optional.)

Peter



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