|more useful options|
Re: Iterative vs Recursive Processesby vladb (Vicar)
|on May 13, 2003 at 17:47 UTC||Need Help??|
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.
"We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce
the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true."
Robert Wilensky, University of California