[Python-Dev] Anonymous blocks: Thunks or iterators?

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Fri Apr 29 11:37:30 CEST 2005

Brian Sabbey <sabbey at u.washington.edu> writes:

> It is possible to implement thunks without them creating their own
> frame. They can reuse the frame of the surrounding function.  So a new
> frame does not need to be created when the thunk is called, and, much
> like with a yield statement, the frame is not taken down when the
> thunk completes running.  The implementation just needs to take care
> to save and restore members of the frame that get clobbered when the
> thunk is running.

Woo.  That's cute.


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