douglasboyd at shaw.ca
Sat Feb 12 05:31:53 PST 2005
I looked up recursion in the programmer's dictionary.
RECURSION: Definition of recursion:
recursion: see recursion.
On Saturday 12 February 2005 01:25, Shawn wrote:
> The simplest explanation of recursion is a function that calls itself, and
> has and ending condition of some sort.
> The key is the ending condition - otherwise you essentially end up in an
> endless loop, but sucking up stack space for each function call.
> Um... I'm not comfortable enough with C/C++ to create code in it, but
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