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  • Subject: [mg86722] Evaluation details
  • From: "Mumbo Jumbo" <mjumbo at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 05:26:24 -0500 (EST)

Hello,

I am quite puzzled why a Mathematica statement
x=x+1;
causes infinite recursion. Since the ducumentation states that the lhs of
this statement is not evaluated, it seems to me that the evaluation of the
rhs should not lead to recursive evaluation.
TIA, Yuri.



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