[Mono-devel-list] tailcall support in mcs

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Sun Sep 21 21:16:40 EDT 2003


> However, if the user/developer can *rely* on the presence of tail-call optimisation,
> whole new styles of programming are opened up. In particular, the use of "continuation
> passing style" (google knows!) becomes possible, which is an incredibly powerful
> tool. Once you grok continuations you may never look back...

How does the presence of the optimization even allow the continuations
programming style to be used?  


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