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An Unexceptional Implementation of First-Class Continuations

  • Joseph Marshall
Proceedings of the 2009 International Lisp Conference, Association of Lisp Users, 1938 East Beech Road, Sterling, Virginia 20164, pp. 36-40

Abstract

Describes how to implement first-class continuations on a virtual machine that does not support stack inspection. Unlike previous work, use of the exception handler is avoided. Measurements demonstrate acceptable performance.

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