[plt-scheme] guido on tail recursion

From: Dimitris Vyzovitis (vyzo at media.mit.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 23 10:45:41 EDT 2009

On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:

> I was disappointed that he posted this well past April 1.

So, next april we are removing tail recursion from scheme :p
Damn him, couldn't he have posted a month ago?

> But given that GC was botched
> initially, it seems hardly surprising that tail calls are botched,
> too.

A lot of stuff is botched technically in python, not just gc (closures
anyone? exceptions? threads?).
It is as if python is expliclty designed to be the worse in the "worse is 

Oh well; and to think that I used to love python...

-- vyzo

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