12 Mar 2010
If you google for recursion … you can google for recursion … you can google for recursion. This is the kind of thigh-slapping belly-clutching joke which has them rolling in the aisles if you tell it right.
The equivalent entry in the hacker’s dictionary is:
Recursion: n. See recursion
Or, more programmers’ humour, PHP stands for “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”, which is a recursive acronym. We’ve got to get our fun somewhere.