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Date: 2005-03-17 (09:45)
From: Christian Szegedy <szegedy@t...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml troll on Slashdot
brogoff wrote:

>I just ran your counterexample and the tail recursive code was faster
>for each. I used native code compilation.
>Byte code compilation gives similar results to yours, except that as I ran the
>test on "ye olde SPARC machine", it took a hell of a lot longer.
As far as I know, the bytecode compiler does not eliminate
tail calls.