Erlang article #1 on programming.reddit.com

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Tue Aug 22 00:42:56 CEST 2006


Jeff Wood <> wrote:
	You answered your own question ... RECURSION is NOT a LOOP!
	
Oh yes it is.

This is like saying "that's not a computer, it's a data processor".

Read a good book about functional programming language implementation,
and then recite the mantra
    function = label
    call = goto
    recursion = loop
until it sinks in.



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