Fibonacci: returning a selection of the series
arnodel at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 29 21:13:29 CEST 2010
Baba <raoulbia at gmail.com> writes:
> my questios:
> - would you agree that recursive is not ideal for generating a list?
> (in this particular case and in general)
In Python that is probably correct in the vast majority of cases for two
* lists in Python are implemented as arrays;
* there is no tail call optimisation in Python.
But not necessarily in other languages. In Lisp for example, recursion
is *the* natural way of generating lists.
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