[plt-scheme] append!?

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Mon Oct 22 11:48:02 EDT 2007

On Oct 22, Robby Findler wrote:
> Or trampolines? But gcc has a tail-call optimization, I thought.

It has some limited support -- IIRC, only recursion, not even mutual
recursion, and definitely not arbitrary never-return calls.

> As far as closures go, I agree that it won't really be closures,
> which is why I wondered if that disqualified this way of writing
> it. But it seems reasonably close.

I have some dim memory of similar things -- they were far from what
you get in a functional language.

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