> hmm, I hadn't realised that an infinite series by definition is not an
> algorithm. (And my dictionary confirms the finite bit).
Well, a series is not an algorithm, but computer science often deals
with non-terminating algorithms (for example: tree-walking algorithms
will fail to terminate on cyclic structures). The terminating property
is, in general, hard to determine and forms a branch of computer
science of its own.
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