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Iterative vs Recursive Processes
I may be missing some deeper nested (no pun intended :) point, but how is your factorial_iterative() interative? Inside you simply make a call to fi_helper() which is a recursive subroutine.
An interative routine would be the one which didn't make a call to itself and instead used loops to complete the task (as some of other commenters already did).
(ps: the subject of this thread is great and I enjoyed reading both your and other monks' posts :)
update: mvaline, ahh that makes sense now ;-) Thanks for your reply.
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