[Python-Dev] Proper tail recursion

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Fri Jul 16 01:33:09 CEST 2004


Andrew Koenig wrote:

...

> I guess we need a catchy name for such objects.  Because we can use them to
> make execution continue from an arbitrary point, how about calling such an
> object a "continuation?"  <very big wink>

If it is an immutable object, you really *should* name it a
"continuation". But then you should ask yourself if you did
a very good job for the language :-)

<overly big wink> -- chris
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