Fibonacci series recursion error

Hans Georg Schaathun hg at
Sat Apr 30 09:21:26 EDT 2011

On Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:29:00 +0100, Paul Rudin
  <paul.nospam at> wrote:
:  Clearly it makes a difference in any case where you'd hit the recursion
:  limit.

What kind of problems make you hit the limit?

Other than when you forget the base case, I mean.

:          It's no big deal to do your own unwinding of the recursion to a
:  loop, but the code is typically less clear.

Sure.  And you have to live with your less clear code when you maintain
the system later.

:-- Hans Georg

More information about the Python-list mailing list