[gambit-list] Parameter objects performance Q

Jörg F. Wittenberger Joerg.Wittenberger at softeyes.net
Wed Mar 11 17:44:26 EDT 2020

On Wed, 11 Mar 2020 10:07:09 -0400
Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

> As Hendrik points out, the complexity is brought about (or exposed)
> by continuations.
> The same can be said of letrec which can behave unintuitively

I can't agree more.

These are all those details, which need to be explained when justifying
the summary that "parameters are expensive".  The runtime lookup cost
by itself may easily become negligible.


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