[Python-Dev] Proper tail recursion

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Wed Jul 14 21:53:19 CEST 2004

On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, [ISO-8859-1] "Martin v. L=F6wis" wrote:

> The traditional answer to that question is "because Jython cannot
> support it".

Which is why I prefer to view it as a performance enhancement, rather than
a language feature.  Deep recursive algorithms would still run under
Jython; they would just use a heck of a lot more memory than in CPython.

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