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Tail Recursion

    Date: Wed, 22 Feb 89 11:52 EST
    From: Stever@YUKON.SCRC.Symbolics.COM (Stephen Robbins)

    Perhaps we should send in bug reports.  Maybe if enough of them make it in...

Bluntly, our present compiler will almost certainly never support tail
recursion, no matter how many bug reports we get.  There are some good
reasons for this, and some bad reasons.  One reason is that there are
not enough resources to do both extremely important things (like support
the XL400) and do things which are merely desirable.