[Stackless] coroutines

Gordon McMillan gmcm at hypernet.com
Sat Aug 4 12:57:55 CEST 2001

> Is there a sane coroutine library for stackless around anywhere? 
> I've found myself a situation where it would be interesting to
> play with.

Personally, I prefer 'em raw. No joke - I fooled around with 
various ways of wrapping them & found them all unsatisfactory 
(slow and / or obsfuscatory - usually both).
> A general introduction to coroutines might come in handy too;
> does anyone know of a decent one on the web somewhere?

Not claiming sane, of course, but there's my tutorial:

It's slightly out of date (written at a time when an exception in 
a coroutine had to be caught below the point the coroutine 
was created). It's basically an incomplete record of my 
learning to use them & I should clean it up some, but...
> On a related note, how's stackless 2.1 coming along?

Good question!

- Gordon
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