RE: [xep-support] "Filtered" Select and alternating background-color

From: Powell, Todd <>
Date: Thu May 25 2006 - 09:45:29 PDT

> Greg Baryza
> From the NIST dictionary:
> tail recursion
> (algorithmic technique)

> Definition: A special form of recursion where the last operation of a
> function is a recursive call. The recursion may be optimized away by
> executing the call in the current stack frame and returning its result

> rather than creating a new stack frame.
> Substitute "template" for "function" and there you have it. When a
> template ends with a direct invocation of itself, the processor can
> reinitialize and reuse the stack frame. It doesn't have to push a new

Cool -- thanks for the explanation!

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