[Stackless] Re: [Python-Dev] uthread strawman

Moshe Zadka moshez at math.huji.ac.il
Thu Nov 9 15:07:14 CET 2000


On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Christian Tismer wrote:

> Does anybody know of a useful example where continuations
> are really needed?

Well, it may be a bit unpythonic (for several reasons), but restartable
exceptions AFAICS cannot be implemented by generators or coroutines.
Restartable exceptions are not always appropriate, but tend to be
a pain to simulate when they are needed.

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