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Re: A plea for a new old language
first-class continuations: ftp://ftp.primaryinterface.com/pub/rhino.
The README in that directory contains more details.
(Aside: this Rhino version is used to implement the Cocoon control flow
layer : http://www.webweavertech.com/ovidiu/weblog/archives/000042.html)
Dan Sugalski wrote:
> So, the plea. Someone, anyone, *please* thump a procedural and/or OO
> language to add in continuations. *Please*. If I had a base of folks
> mildly familiar with continuations that didn't have a pavlovian
> reaction to them things would be a lot better for me, and while that's
> not going to happen maybe it will for the next slob that gets stuck
> writing a language core. I'm trying to get Larry to do it with Perl 6,
> but that's a ways off. Ruby does them but it's a little-used feature.
> Beyond that... well, AFAIK, beyond that there's nothing. And I'd
> really like there to be.