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Re: Evaluation details

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  • Subject: [mg86758] Re: Evaluation details
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 02:55:04 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <frqpsf$57r$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at


but when x has no value, than x+1 try to evaluate x but find
nothing and it try it on and on ..


work as expected.


Mumbo Jumbo wrote:
> 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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