|Call By Need firstname.lastname@example.org (Leo) (1999-10-04)|
|Re: Call By Need email@example.com (Derek Ross) (1999-10-06)|
|From:||"Derek Ross" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||6 Oct 1999 02:04:31 -0400|
Leo wrote in message 99-10-019...
>What is 'Call By Need'? And I'd appreciate if anybody can point to me
>some resources that I can learn this topic.
'Call by need' is also known as 'lazy evaluation'. You'll get a lot
of hits if you search for that term on one of the search engines.
[Well, lazy evaluation is more general, the same idea applied to arbitrary
expressions, not just procedure arguments. -John]
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