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Re: Continuations

>>>>> "Steve" == Steve Dekorte <steve@dekorte.com> writes:

Steve> On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 12:15 AM, Michael Sperber wrote:
>> So: yes, there are restrictions on what you can do with the escape
>> procedures created by CALL/CC from a callback.  However, (speaking of
>> "safely") Scheme 48 detects and reports all violations of these
>> restrictions for you.  Moreover, there are still a lot of things left
>> you *can* do with those escape procedures.

Steve> Ok, so which things can you do with them that aren't possible with
Steve> coroutines?

I don't think the two are even comparable in this context in any
meaningful way.  If you built a coroutine implementation on top of
this, there'd be ways of using callbacks that would break it.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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