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Re: manipulating continuations

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: manipulating continuations
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 18:16:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

On Sat 12 Feb 2011 17:40, Keith Wright <address@hidden> writes:

> What is (% ...)?  What is a "partial continuation"?

% sets up a prompt.

> Has Guile gone off into left field, never to return?

Hardly, these control operators are nearly a quarter of a century old...

> Can we continue from R5RS or R6RS?

R5RS and R6RS's continuations are not generally useful for making
abstractions that compose well together.  I would not recommend them to



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