Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Jul 26 03:29:31 EDT 2007

```harald.rotter:
>
> Hi,
>
> I read about the usage of "fix" to define recursive functions. Although I
> think that I understood how to use "fix", I still wonder what the
> advantages of "fix" are (as compared to the "conventional" approach to
> define recursive functions).
>
> Any hints are appreciated.
>

There's no obvious advantage that I know of, other than being cute.