The difference between Iteration and Recursion


From the fifth story in Steve Yegge’s Tech News Issue #1:

“… the engineer has formulated a proof that invalidates one of the most fundamental results in Computer Science, specifically that “recursion” and “iteration” are formally equivalent …”

Oh, and if I’ve HAD to do Java programming, for something larger than the casual-edit-in-Scite, I’d use Eclipse (and buy as much memory sticks as I can fit into my workstation).

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