[Python-ideas] yield from multiple iterables (was Re: The async API of the future: yield-from)
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 23 00:33:00 CEST 2012
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> (Aside: please don't use 'continuation' for 'task'. The use of this
> term in Scheme has forever tainted the word for me.)
It has a broader meaning than the one in Scheme; essentially
it's a synonym for "callback".
I agree it shouldn't be used as a synonym for "task", though.
In any of its forms, a continuation isn't an entire task, it's
something that you call to cause the resumption of a task
from a particular suspension point.
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