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This is talking about recursion in the grammar of the language. I can't think of a common programming language that doesn't have at least some recursive elements. Nested arithmetic operations are a common example.



>This is talking about recursion in the grammar of the language.

I know, it talks about early humans development. I just wanted to extend it (semi-jockingly) to programming.

>I can't think of a common programming language that doesn't have at least some recursive elements

Sure, but recursion is more idiomatic/powerful in some languages than others. In nested arithmetic operations it is barely apparent.




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