Re: coroutines and continuations ( in Python? - long discussion )
Steven D. Majewski (email@example.com)
Tue, 3 May 1994 12:39:18 -0400
On May 3, 14:54, Guido.van.Rossum@cwi.nl wrote:
> > > 10) I have also thought of an implementation in ceval.c. This would
> > > require an extension to eval_code() to execute "continuations".
> > I saw Steve's eyes light up all the way from Boston <wink>. I'll study
> > this one later -- outta time.
> Haven't heard from him yet -- he must be VERY busy :-)
Sorry guys. I pickup up and started to read "Snow Crash" over the weekend
and got distracted... Were we talking about something? :-)
> > BTW, I looked up Scheme's continuation gimmicks, and confess my head's
> > still spinning too fast to think straight.
> Glad we agree on this one...
That makes three!
To quote Kent Dybvig:
( let ([x (call/cc (lambda (k) k))])
(x (lambda (ignore) "hi"))) ==> "hi"
- Steve M.
[ terminal screen disolves into white-noise "snow" ... ]