Message from discussion Giving Up! (was "UNWIND_PROTECT in Scheme")
Subject: Re: Giving Up! (was "UNWIND_PROTECT in Scheme")
From: Mark Conrad <nos...@iam.invalid>
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In article <CDrwa.6867$Lp3.2...@news01.roc.ny.frontiernet.net>, Franz
Kafka < @> wrote:
> Try Reading--Peter Novig's Paradigms of Artificial Intelligence
> Programming. It has the source in CL for a Scheme comp.
> that supports continuations.
> It's not easy reading; however, it is worth a look at.
Wow! - that code, starting page 812 of Norvig's book, is way beyond my
comprehension. That guy definately does not put on his pants one leg
at a time.
Even if I could understand what is going on with his compiler, it seems
an awful lot like rebuilding the entire supplied compiler that comes
with an ANSI compatable implementation, just in order to be able to use