[Stackless] On greenlets

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Mar 30 02:51:59 CEST 2004

On Mar 29, 2004, at 7:37 PM, Tristan Seligmann wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 02:36:28 +0100, Christian Tismer wrote:
>> If you want to know more, check out the sprint trunk and read
>> sprint/Greenlet. There is a copy of my/our hard switching
>> platform stuff, and a tiny extension module named greenlet.c,
>> which is able to do hardware switching as an extension module
>> to standard Python!!!
> I wasn't sure if I had completely understood what was said here, so 
> I'll
> ask directly:
> Does this mean that Stackless Python will now be implemented entirely 
> as
> an extension module?

If I understand them correctly (I haven't read the source or tried it 
yet)... No, but a limited version of something stackless-like might be 
possible with greenlets as an extension module.

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