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Date: 2002-05-22 (16:47)
From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Tail recursion detection
Noel Welsh wrote:

>I think you're confusing tail calls with closure
Yes. Seems to me that there's no point detecting
tail calls if you don't achieve constant storage overhead,
so I identified the two concepts. Sorry, my mistake.

>Closure conversion determines which
>closures can stack allocated, done away with, or must
>be heap allocated.  There are simple ways and complex
>way to do this. 
Yes. What I need is something that will "undo" some of
my syntactic sugaring. If it is too hard, I will be forced
to complicate the compiler by adding extra terms to retain
the required information (which is don't like much,
since I just eliminated them .. :)

Thanks for the references!

John Max Skaller,
snail:10/1 Toxteth Rd, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia.

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