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- Subject: Re: How to do actual recursive functions in Lua?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:13:09 -0300
> Ok, call me stupid, but a recursive function in my book would be one
> that can call itself and is self-contained.
> [...] this is _not_ a self-contained recursive function [...] to get a
> self-contained recursive function?
If a recursive function should be self contained, why do you need to
write "self-contained recursive function"? ;)
Anyway, I guess the _simplest_ way to get a *self-contained* recursive
function is this:
local function fact(n)
if n>1 then