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RE: Continuations

Adam Turoff wrote:
> This all hinges on what you mean by "interpreter".
> I think Anton is using an overly broad definition here.

That wasn't my intent.  I responded to someone else who characterized config
file readers as interpreters.  I responded in part "In a sense, all programs
are interpreters of their input".  I should have been more explicit and said
that I think that while true in a sense, it's too broad a definition to be
useful.  I did point out that this was some distance from an interpreter for
a more fully-featured language.

The earlier points I made, about the benefits to above average programmers
of learning to write interpreters, referred to "real" interpreters.