Fake threads (was [Python-Dev] ActiveState & fork & Perl)
Sun, 4 Jul 1999 13:25:20 -0500
I'll second Ken's congratulations to Christian!
> ... Full continuations
> cannot be expressed by coroutines. All the rest is true.
I beg enlightenment from someone more familiar with these
high-falutin' concepts. Would the following characterization be
All these beasts (continuations, coroutines, generators) involve the
idea of "resumable", but:
A generator's state is wholly self-contained
A coroutines's state is not necessarily self-contained but it is
Continuations may have volatile state.
Is this right, wrong, necessary, sufficient...??