Subject: Re: Tail recursion & CL From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 17:09:26 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Erik Naggum | You really need a language definition that provides what you want. * Juliusz Chroboczek | No. I need a document that the ACL implementors can refer to, and write | in their documentation ``In compiled code, ACL performs tail-call | elimination in all the situations mandated by document FOO. | Additionally, ACL will perform tail-call elimination in the following | situations: ...'' Have you offered to pay Franz Inc to provide you with this document? Have you in fact done _anything_ to motivate anyone to do what you think is a good idea? You only demand, and offer nothing in return, not even the hope of not hearing more of your stupid whining. | P.S. By the way, you're wrong. It's not Scheme exposure I'm suffering | of, it's my ML background showing. You mistake me for caring where you go when you leave c.l.l alone. All I suggest is that you go over to comp.lang.scheme, which I do not read, where you will have much more "success" with your tail-call trolling, but then I expect that you will bother them with numerous things you "want" after you get what you say you want here. /// -- Norway is now run by a priest from the fundamentalist Christian People's Party, the fifth largest party representing one eighth of the electorate. -- Carrying a Swiss Army pocket knife in Oslo, Norway, is a criminal offense.