I just noticed that in the docs for the 'recur' function, there's also a
fibonacci function where "(if (> 2 N)" should be changed into "(if (>= 2 N)".
And the result of (fibonacci 22) should thus be 17711.
On 27. Oct, 2012, at 10:35, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> Hi Jon,
>>> This is not a new "bug". I'm using "(if (> N 2)" since 30 years for such
>>> simple benchmark purposes, so I didn't care to change. I don't remember
>>> if I made this up by myself, of if I found it somewhere.
>> I suggest you add a comment in misc/fibo.l that explains this, in case
> You are right. The more I think about it, the more I see that it is
> quite confusing. And, as I wrote in my previous mail, it is against the
> PicoLisp convention of starting indexes with '1'.
> So I now changed "misc/fibo.l" to use ">=" instead of ">". As far as the
> benchmarks are concerned, it doesn't really matter, as they are always
>> Then I suggest a few words in the docs that says "only in debug mode".
>> (This may be the case for other functions in the docs also?)
> Good idea, thanks! I'll do that.
> - Alex