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Re: Tail call elimination

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Tail call elimination
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 14:50:10 -0400

On Mon, 2020-05-11 at 16:32 -0500, Pete Dietl wrote:
> I would like to know your thoughts about adding something like $(expr
> ) to evaluate integer expressions and comparisons.

I have no problem with some basic math facilities.  We already have
functions like $(word ...), $(words ...), and $(wordlist ...), which
sort of need math to be fully useful.

Adding in some simple comparison operators seems reasonable to me.

>         $(if $(expr $(major1) <= $(major2) \

I assume the missing ")," at the end of this was an oversight?

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