[sf-perl] 100 levels deep in subroutine calls!

Loo, Peter # PHX Peter.Loo at source.wolterskluwer.com
Tue Jun 19 10:13:52 PDT 2007


You must be a genius for spotting whether I am using recursion verses
iteration from just a tiny amount of information that I shared.  I bow
to you, but you have mistaken.  :D

-----Original Message-----
From: Randal L. Schwartz [mailto:merlyn at stonehenge.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 9:56 AM
To: Loo, Peter # PHX
Cc: San Francisco Perl Mongers User Group
Subject: Re: [sf-perl] 100 levels deep in subroutine calls!

>>>>> "Loo," == Loo, Peter # PHX <Peter.Loo at source.wolterskluwer.com>

Loo,> I am sorry.  I guess I am not understanding your question.  I am
not Loo,> seeing the difference.

Do you understand the difference between recursion and iteration?

If not, that may be the source of your problem. :)

I'm not about to teach CS101 here... maybe someone else will step up.

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