[Haskell-cafe] A question about stack overflow

voigt.16734551 at bloglines.com voigt.16734551 at bloglines.com
Tue Jun 27 08:36:36 EDT 2006

--- Huazhi (Hank) Gong" <hankgong at nm.gist.ac.kr wrote:
> Thank you very much
for introducing tail recursion.
> It's my first time to hear this. :)
However, I'm wondering whether every loop structure from C like language can

> be translated to this kind of tail recursion?

Yes, as discovered by
John McCarthy almost 50 years ago in "Recursive functions of symbolic expressions
and their computation by machine. Communications of the ACM, 3:184-195, 1960".

Janis Voigtlaender.

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