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Representing Control in the Presence of One-Shot Continuations (1996) [pdf] (indiana.edu)
17 points by noelwelsh 8 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment



Recently there have been a few posts on coroutines on the front page (here's one: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16947033). This paper provides the background to implement coroutines, as one-shot continuations are coroutines (see "Revisiting Coroutines" for more on the relationship.)

A few points I took away:

- the linked post above had the basic ideas correct

- the details are fairly involved, though

- there is a lot of prior work that be leveraged if anyone is attempting an implementation




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