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comment What is the difference between “recursion” and “self-reference”?
no. Self-reference refers to an object refetrencing itself (see wikipedia's article on OOP) wheras recursion refers to a function, or method, not an object.
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comment What is the difference between “recursion” and “self-reference”?
@skullpatrol essentially yes, but I feel like you are missing a fundamental difference - they cannot apply to the same type of thing.
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comment What is the difference between “recursion” and “self-reference”?
they're not really comparable terms. recursion refers to a function calling itself whereas self-reference refers to an object referencing itself.
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