[gambit-list] Parameter objects performance Q
feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Mar 12 07:05:06 EDT 2020
Yes delimited continuations is on my wishlist too!
> On Mar 11, 2020, at 2:32 AM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know that anyone is interested in implementing it, but I would
> be grateful if Gambit implemented delimited control, with continuation
> marks and delimited parameter bindings. Then, the value of a parameter
> potentially depends not just on "the" continuation, but on the list of
> currently active continuation frames, which can grow and shrink
> non-monotonically due to delimited control operators.
> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
> We could have an obfuscated-scheme contest, but if call/cc and macros are
> allowed, that would be like using nuclear bombs to hunt bunnyrabbits...
> — Ray Dillinger
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 9:19 PM Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>>> On Mar 10, 2020, at 6:41 PM, Jörg F. Wittenberger <Joerg.Wittenberger at softeyes.net> wrote:
>>> ;; YMMV, but I find this not exactly intuitive.
>> On the contrary I find it very intuitive! I give an example of why this semantics is what you want in the paper “A Better API for First-Class Continuations” section 1.3 (https://www.researchgate.net/publication/2405339_A_Better_API_for_First-Class_Continuations).
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