[Haskell-cafe] Re: Endianess

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed May 14 14:43:37 EDT 2008

On 2008 May 14, at 14:34, Dan Weston wrote:

> So I've always wondered, if you are writing down a number being  
> dictated (slowly) by someone else, like 234, do you write the 2,  
> then leave space and write the 4, then go back and fill in with 3?  
> Or do you push the 4 onto the stack until the 3 arrives, and write  
> 34 at once.
> If the latter, does this imply that Germans have a harder time with  
> tail recursion?

Stacking, surely:  recall the joke about the German professor who  
saved all his verbs for the end of the lecture.  :)

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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