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

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


In article <mailman.8879.1181405677.32031.python-list at python.org>,
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>
>"James Stroud" <jstroud at mbi.ucla.edu> wrote in message 
>news:E5vai.858$TC1.722 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.net...
>| 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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