On Wed, 14 Jul 2004 21:57:20 +0900, Rainer Joswig
<joswig / corporate-world.lisp.de> wrote:
> how should the PROD function mentioned in that authoritative ;-) explanation
> work? Looks not very convincing to me. M needs to be incremented
> in the recursive call - otherwise it would be running for a very
> LOOOOONG time. Obviously that example code has never been
> checked.
Tail-call elimination -- the recursive function will be optimized into
a loop by the compiler.

Lennon