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

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Nov 9 23:30:08 CET 2000


Christian Tismer <tismer at tismer.com>:

> Using continuations, I can build method-like functions
> without classes and instances

Couldn't you achieve the same thing with a closure, if 
Python acquires nested scopes?

My first attempt at implementing classes in Scheme
used continuations, until I realised that closures
were all that you needed.

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