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[REBOL] Re: Ackermann (was Re: language shoot-out)

From: lmecir:mbox:vol:cz at: 6-Nov-2002 8:57

Hi Carl and Joel,
> Are you saying that the stack frame was only 709 deep? That's hard to > believe, because recursion in REBOL is only 3 C frames per REBOL frame.
The trouble is, that Rebol uses stack when calling the EITHER function, which can make the stack roughly thrice as deep as computed using only Ackermann call counting. Regards -L