Subject: Re: how to validate input?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 2000/05/01
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <8eitcf$5nul3$>
David McClain <> 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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