Standardizing out-of-memory and stack-depth-exceeded errors?

felix felix8a at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 18:44:50 PDT 2011


On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Mike Shaver <mike.shaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The infinite recursion could be detected and reported early. Where
>> does that happen? Does any engine report early for infinite recursion?
>
> No engine in all of computer science does so.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halting_problem

but the halting problem is solvable for finite machines.  it's only
unsolvable for infinite machines.


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