Generators versus Coroutines

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Aug 19 15:34:49 CEST 2004

Nick Patavalis <npat at> writes:

> What!?! CPython uses the *C-stack* !!?!?! Is there a reason for this?

It's easy enough to make Python calling Python not use the C stack.
For all the zillion ways you can go Python -> some C -> Python, well,
that's not so easy.  One of the Python implementations advantages is
it's relative transparency.


  > I wouldn't want to live without readline, but some of the 
  > things it does call for the application of thumbscrews.
                                                   -- me on python-dev

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