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    I am generally in favour of addressing this in F# 4.x+. I would want seq { .. } and async { … } tailcalls to also be addressed.

    A more detailed design is needed and some trialling would be great. Jack’s work is a great start. However, this is not an easy piece of work to do in a non-invasive way and my own experiments in this area have not yet led to something I feel confident to include in the F# language design.

    An implementation and testing would need to be provided by someone in the F# community (possibly including Microsoft or Microsoft Research, though not limited to them).

    Currently, initial implementations of approved language design can be submitted as pull requests to the appropriate branch of https://github.com/Microsoft/visualfsharp. See http://fsharp.github.io/2014/06/18/fsharp-contributions.html for info on how to contribute to the F# language/core library design

    I encourage you to consider continue…

    Andrew Khmylov commented  · 

    Philip, introducing another `tailrec` keyword doesn't sound like a good idea. It would make the code a lot more verbose IMO. I would rather get rid of `rec` keyword at all. I think the compiler is smart enough to figure out that the function is actually recursive, why should I type it myself?

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