On 15 Jan 2003, Yoann Padioleau wrote:
> David Rush <email@example.com> writes:
> > beginning. Full TCO *was* and that is *much* more important.
> TCO = ???
(tail call optimisation)
> Functionnal zealots say that functionnal langage are better suited to
> parallelism but i am still waiting.
Sisal was a minor success story story in that respect, rivaling automatic
vectorisers/parallelisers for Fortran. (Sisal is a single-assignment
language geared to scientific computation; no higher-type functions, but
suitable vector and matrix operations. Its funding and development has