On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Brian Candler <B.Candler / pobox.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 08:45:19AM +0900, Roger Pack wrote:
>> is it a compiler directive? [or used to be?]
>
> When writing and compiling C code, you can tell gcc to optimise tail
> recursion. But the point here is about Ruby programs which are
> tail-recursive; not the Ruby interpreter itself being tail-recursive (which
> I very much doubt is the case)
>
>
Thanx.