In <DmJ5SKFdRQph-pn2-1k3VuEUx5fde@209-142-179-164.dyn.centurytel.net>, on 02/10/2013 at 04:50 PM, email@example.com (Will Janoschka) said:
>The term is generally applied to a computer routine that forces >the routine at each call, to make a private copy of all the data it >may change, so that routine can call itself recursively without >stepping on itself. In some places is slso a type of a still, >thart operates in a recursve manner.
No. Some authors define reentrant as equivalent to recursive and the term is generally applied to thread-safe code, but neither usage involves making copies of global data. Both usages require using local variables for most private writable data.
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