Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg82371] Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?*From*: Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com>*Date*: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 05:03:20 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <feutsm$st$1@smc.vnet.net> <ff1oi3$88r$1@smc.vnet.net> <ff4ghg$i21$1@smc.vnet.net>

Szabolcs Horvát wrote: >> Note that OCaml [...] failed with a nice catchable exception. > > I wish Mathematica did that too instead of crashing and causing one to > lose all data stored in the Kernel. Absolutely. Mathematica segfaulting is bad from the command-line but downright confusing when the kernel behind a notebook GUI silently dies and the user only sees all of their data disappear... -- Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/?u