Definitions

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  • verb intransitive, computing To execute a procedure recursively.

Etymologies

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Back-formation from recursion.

Examples

  • "recurse" all the way to the leaf calls because the calls are actually being made external to the function and state is being preserved in the with_a/with_b closures.

    Planet Python

  • The generation of writers that Bukiet is deriding simply recurse that cynicism, apply it to itself.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • The generation of writers that Bukiet is deriding simply recurse that cynicism, apply it to itself.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • My first instinct, of course, was to write a function that would recurse over the tree structure that's used to store a key stream within the archive because if a key stream is too large to fit in a block, it needs to be split into blocks, and then another higher-level smaller key stream used to collect that list of blocks..., building up a list in memory which it would return.

    Snell-Pym » fold>cons

  • Inline function templates that recurse can create arbitrarily complex bits of code.

    Snell-Pym » 2009 » January

  • Templates can recurse, generating entire class hierharchies.

    Snell-Pym » 2009 » January

  • Inline function templates that recurse can create arbitrarily complex bits of code.

    Snell-Pym » C++

  • Templates can recurse, generating entire class hierharchies.

    Snell-Pym » C++

  • Not sure what goes wrong there, but given the fact that Tabulator seems to be able to recurse into referenced RDF files, I think it nicely complements what we already have.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Not sure what goes wrong there, but given the fact that Tabulator seems to be able to recurse into referenced RDF files, I think it nicely complements what we already have.

    My FOAF network #4: Tabulating my publications

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