[racket] Tail recursive module cons

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Mar 29 09:01:19 EDT 2014

On Mar 29, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Yuhao Dong wrote:

> I think my point still holds that tail recursion in the case I posted
> does not improve performance

The purpose of transforming a program into tail-call shape is to save space. It does NOT necessarily improve performance. 

[[ I do not understand why this well-known point is getting lost in PL education time and again. ]] 

-- Matthias

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