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Re: Compiler Recommendations

 On Mon, 07 Jan 2008 22:02:28, John Chambers <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> Jerry Feldman wrote: 
> | No, the C Standard does not specify that a stack is required, but it 
> | defines the behavior. So, the implementation must behave this way.=20 
> It is sorta difficult to imagine how recursion might  be  implemented 
> without  something  isomorphic to a stack.  If someone claims they've 
> done it, I'd just ask what they called the stack if not "stack".  ;-) 
> (The obvious answers are words like "list" or "vector".  But if items 
> are  added and deleted from such structures only at one end, then you 
> have a stack under a different name.) 

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