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Re: [Caml-list] recursive or loop
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Date: 2006-03-08 (07:52)
From: Michael Wohlwend <micha-1@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] recursive or loop
On Tuesday 07 March 2006 17:02, Alan Falloon wrote:
> Converting a recursive function to a tail-recursive one is as hard as
> converting it to an interative algorithm: the two forms are pretty much
> the same.

I have indeed some problems converting it to a loop or to a tail-recusrsive 
function. It's of the form:

let rec search result =
	if some_test then record_the result
	else begin
		iter (fun element ->
			iter (fun ...);
			search (element :: result); (* !!! *)
			iter (fun ...);
		) data

so the recursive call is in the middle and in an List.iter statment :-(