recursion depth problem
12cc104 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 19:20:29 EDT 2007
On Apr 22, 5:05 pm, tac-tics <tactic... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, you should use a for loop in this situation.
> Certain functional languages, such as Scheme and various LISP dialects
> allow for what is called "tail recursion" which effectively eliminates
> this problem by internally converting recursion to iteration. Python
> isn't really cut out for heavy recursive work, and the "Pythonic" way
> of doing things is through the lovely for loop.
by using a for loop, do you mean in the same sense that the
"xselections" function uses a for loop on the page:
or are you referring to a different technique for this?
thanks for your help. i really appreciate it.
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