Why aren't we all speaking LISP now?

Piotr Kuchta piotr at itam.zabrze.pl
Sun May 13 20:01:04 CEST 2001


Steven D. Majewski wrote:

> It required in Scheme, and I think it's required in Common Lisp,
> but there have been Lisp's without it. I wonder if any of the
> Lisp/Scheme-in-Java implementations support it ?  ( I recall

Peter Norvig's Scheme in Java - SILK - supports tail recursion
http://www.norvig.com/SILK.html

> many complaints about the JVM and poor support for tail recursion
> removal may have been among them. )

regards,
Piotr





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