Stackless/microthreads merge news

Christian Tismer tismer at
Wed May 17 08:01:56 EDT 2000

Darrell Gallion wrote:
> Here's some other things you might want to save other than the data stack.
> Program counter
> Return stack and return stack pointer
> Word pointer
> I think Forth implements multitasking by swapping these out.
> Save all this stuff in the dictionary.
> Then you restore a copy and bam, your time machine kicks in.

Yeah, sure. I realized it after posting. Actually the PC and
return stack are of priority. I'm not even sure about the
data stack. Probably I will put them all into Python's
frames and just switch this. Then I'm again back at what
I have now...

ciao - chris

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