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Nick Trout wrote:

How very interesting. I didn't know that either. From

	"1. A proper tail recursive call to G never returns to its
caller F, yet the computation can proceed as though it had.
	2. From the point of view of control, a proper tail recursive
call is equivalent to a goto."

For those who enjoy history, here is a paper by John Reynolds:

My fovorite quote is that of van Wijngaarden.