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Re: Coroutines

Dan Weinreb writes
>    Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 22:44:36 -0500 (EST)
>    From: Matthias Felleisen <matthias@ccs.neu.edu>
>    Dan, Scheme's call/cc provides the only true full coroutining power in the
>    world.
> Thank you, clearly I need to learn about this.  When was call/cc born?
> What I know about Scheme I mainly learned at MIT in the late 70's, so
> I'm seriously out of date.  I just looked at my 1985 copy of "The
> Structure and Interpretation of Programming Lanaguages" and it doesn't
> seem to be in there, or at least not in the index.


If you don't mind an informal treatment, you may
want to see Chapter 13 (and possibly 14 and 15) of

SICP, as its authors imply, uses but is not about
Scheme, and maintains its silence on call/cc in its 2d
edition also.