Stackless Python and Python 2.x

Alan Green web.mail at lycos.com
Tue Sep 4 00:30:32 CEST 2001


Courageous <jkraska at san.rr.com> wrote in message news:<i005ptginjc479lgp7heub7qik39ar77hk at 4ax.com>...
> On Fri, 31 Aug 2001 14:13:58 +1200, Greg Ewing <greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> >Michael Abbott wrote:
> >The other reason is that, by all accounts, if anyone
> >other than Christian Tismer tries to do anything with
> >the core code, their brain explodes.
> 
> I know you were being a bit tongue-in-cheek, however I
> would like to point out that the conceptual leap to
> understanding that first-class continuations is to
> understand that they offer the programmer a direct
> instrument by which to create a stack-safe dynamic
> goto label which can cross function-definition boundaries.

My brain just exploded, and I wasn't even do anything with the core code.

Alan.



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