Cheney On The Mta

"CONS Should Not CONS Its Arguments, Part II: Cheney on the M.T.A." by HenryBaker describes a technique to implement full TailRecursion when compiling from the SchemeLanguage into the CeeLanguage. Available at http://home.pipeline.com/~hbaker1/CheneyMTA.html
A Cheney queue is a garbage collection scheme originally described by J. C. Cheney. The MTA is a reference to a song recorded by TheKingstonTrio.

Darn, I thought this was a fresh satiric reference to US foreign policy vis a vis issuing Iraq reconstruction contracts to non-compliant nations.
Chicken uses this. See http://www.call-with-current-continuation.org/chicken.html
Also see CeeAsAnIntermediateLanguage and NoAssemblyRequired.


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