I was discussing halting halting problem with one of my friend yesterday. He asked me a good question. Here is the question:
"Let P be the class of all Pascal programs that don't use go to ,while and repeat statements, nor recursive procedure calls.Is Halting Problem Valid for P?"
Now the interesting thing is that halting problem is valid if it has infinite loop and a program can not contain a loop until it has a recursive procedure like goto, while and for loop etc. So I think we can not get halting problem for P (the class of all Pascal programs) that don't use recursive procedure.
But Still I have confusion in my mind. May be there exist a program which can contain infinite loop without using recursive procedure. I tried to find but I couldn't think any such program. So I want to know "Does anybody know any example in which halting problem is valid even if the program don't use loops and recursive procedure calls?"
OR if you don't know any example then tell me what do you think about this problem. Is Halting Problem valid for P? If yes, Why?