[Seaside] continuations resources
mbany at cincom.com
Tue Oct 10 18:42:12 UTC 2006
Did you try wikipedia ?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> [mailto:seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf
> Of Ramiro Diaz Trepat
> Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 7:46 PM
> To: The Squeak Enterprise Aubergines Server - general discussion.
> Subject: Re: [Seaside] continuations resources
> Thank you for your answers Ramón.
> I would still like to have a pointer to some good resources
> on the subject to read about.
> Thanks again.
> On 10/10/06, Ramon Leon <ramon.leon at allresnet.com> wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> > > [mailto:seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of
> > > Ramiro Diaz Trepat
> > > Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 9:13 AM
> > > To: The Squeak Enterprise Aubergines Server - general discussion.
> > > Subject: [Seaside] continuations resources
> > >
> > > I would like to have a better understanding of what continuations
> > > are in general and how is the Seaside implementation.
> > > Why is it that they can not be implemented in Java without Can
> > > anybody recomend me a resource to read about it?
> > > Thanks
> > Because they were implemented in Squeak, by saving,
> manipulating, and
> > restoring the stack. Java doesn't allow this, so the VM
> needs changed
> > to implement continuations.
> > > changing the JVM. Isn't everything implementable on Touring
> > > Machines :) ?
> > No.. not without writing a Java interpreter that works differently
> > than the current VM. It's a mistake to assume Turing equivalence
> > means all languages have equal expressive power, they
> don't. I could
> > mow my lawn with nail clippers... But I'd rather use a riding
> > lawnmower, but they're both "capable" of doing the job;
> that's about
> > all Turing equivalence really means.
> > Ramon Leon
> > http://onsmalltalk.com
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