7 Feb 2010 kr   » (Journeyer)

Don’t Copy the Call Stack

Some runtimes claim to provide first-class continuations, but implement this by copying the entire call stack. This implementation strategy makes continuations totally unusable in production code, and it should be outlawed. Or maybe such runtimes should be required to call them “shitty continuations” instead of just “continuations”.

Syndicated 2010-02-06 08:00:00 from Keith Rarick

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