xah edu corner extempore! episode №20171101042745, ban recursion in programing languages
1 with regards to computer science, recursion should be ban'd in programing languages.
2 it's got the chicken n egg problem: before it's defined, it's calling itself. Like russell's paradox, or 1st order logic in twilight zone
3 But in math, we have recursive relation, and comp sci recursive theory. How to resolve that?