# Is it correct to state that basic primitive recursive functions are in fact combinators?

Is it correct saying that the Zero, Successor and Projection functions can be seen as combinators?

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This question would probably have been more appropriate at math.stackexchange.com, since while it’s a good question, it’s not really reasearch-level. –  Peter LeFanu Lumsdaine Dec 2 '10 at 16:41
sorry, I didn't know about math.stackexchange.com; I found out about it a minute ago –  NoWhereMan Dec 2 '10 at 20:54