[R] Formal definitions of R-language.
Richard A. O'Keefe
ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Mon Jul 21 03:46:07 CEST 2003
Murad Nayal <mn216 at columbia.edu> wrote:
recursion, as far as I know, is inefficient in
S/R. which tend to discourage purely functional programming.
It's not so much that _recursion_ is slow, as that function calling
is slow (whether recursive or not). A large part of the reason is
that the S function calling convention was designed to favour
human ease-of-use much more than ease of compilation.
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