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Re: continuations and threads
From: sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor])
Date: 21 Mar 2000 13:35:12 +0100
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>>>>> "Matthias" == Matthias Felleisen <matthias@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Matthias> Marc, my gut feeling is that exceptions and threads would
Matthias> take you far.
Sorry Matthias for being flippant, but in my mind, that's tantamount
to saying that a Turing machine would take you far.
It's not. Read "On the expressive power of programming languages."
I actually have at least one application (PGG) which is really dependent
upon CALL/CC, but beside that, I often just plain *want* to use CALL/CC
even when I could, in principle, with some more thought, use something
Anyway, this discussion really belongs some other place.
Yes, but where else do serious people discuss such a question?