[Stackless] Ann: Stackless Python is DEAD! Long live Stackless Python

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at zope.com
Sat Jan 19 00:38:37 CET 2002

>>>>> "CT" == Christian Tismer <tismer at tismer.com> writes:

  CT> - Stackless breaks its major axiom now. It is no longer
  CT>     platform independent, since it *does* modify the C stack.  I
  CT>     will support all Intel platforms by myself. For other
  CT>     platforms, I'm asking for volunteers.

What is it that you do to the C stack that makes this possible?  Is
this a standard approach to implementing continuations for which you
can point us at some papers?

How OS-specific are the changes?  Is it easy to support Linux, Windows
98, and Windows 2000 with the same code base?


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