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Re: CPS in Parrot

>From what I recollect, this paper was the beginning of the Mach-continuation
exploration. When it's all said and done they used the equivalent of cps 
with "prompted" (delimited) continuations. I suspect that Dorai's stuff
would have been much more appropriate. -- Matthias

At Fri, 08 Aug 2003 09:36:48 +0200, Michael Sperber wrote:
> >>>>> "Anton" == Anton van Straaten <anton@appsolutions.com> writes:
> Anton> Presumably this paper is related:
> Anton> http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/draves91using.html
> Anton> "Using Continuations to Implement Thread Management and Communication in
> Anton> Operating Systems"
> Not, though, that, from a PL perspective, this paper has the
> terminology exactly backwards.  (There isn't a way I know to implement
> a general thread system *without* continuations.)  This paper would be
> more aptly titled:
> "*Avoiding* Continuations in the Implementation of Thread Management and
> Communication in Operating Systems"
> When I read it originally, it took me ages to figure out why I'm just
> not getting it.
> -- 
> Cheers =8-} Mike
> Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla