Python's "only one way to do it" philosophy isn't good?

Aahz aahz at
Tue Jun 12 04:16:25 CEST 2007

In article <mailman.8879.1181405677.32031.python-list at>,
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at> wrote:
>"James Stroud" <jstroud at> wrote in message 
>news:E5vai.858$TC1.722 at
>| Terry Reedy wrote:
>| > In Python, you have a choice of recursion (normal or tail)
>| Please explain this.
>I am working on a paper for Python Papers that will.  It was inspired by 
>the question 'why doesn't Python do tail-recursion optimization'.

...with the proof contained in the margins?
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