David McClain <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| I have found continuations exceedingly helpful in creating GUI based
| programs, where continuations can be used to allow a more "procedural" style
| of programming WRT system events, instead of requiring that an event-loop
| take dominant position and thereby requiring that one invert the
| "procedural" logic of the program.
But are you just using continuations here to hand-craft some sort of threads?
Couldn't you do the same thing *without* first-class continuations if the
implementation provided sufficiently-flexible Lisp-level threads?
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