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Hardware support for first-class continuations

> Date: Wed,  6 Aug 2003 17:00:48 -0400
> From: "Peter J. Wasilko, Esq." <futurist@cloud9.net>
> Subject: Just to Clarify the Question - was Mutliple Stack Architectures
> The issue I was trying to get at in this thread was: "What hardware
> architecture would provided the best / easiest / most elegant/ most
> secure support for implementing a language that would include first
> class continuations as part of its specification?"
> Also, for sake of this discussion, it can be assumed that the language
> in question and its OS would be fused together to provide a unified
> environment running on bare hardware.

You should definitely read Joe Marshall's report on the LMI K-machine.

I'm sure you can also find plenty of academic papers about Scheme processors.

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Expliquez-moi ce que vous voulez dire par "croire en Dieu", je vous dirai
si, selon cette définition, j'y crois. Selon certaines définition, oui,
selon d'autres, non, mais la plupart n'ont aucun sens pour moi.