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Paul Prescod scripsit:
> > Python is essentially Scheme with indentation instead of parentheses.
> I'm trying to decide whether that was tongue-in-cheek.
Only slightly. Official Python has reified generators, which are only
a hair away from continuations; Stackless Python, a variant, has
full Scheme continuations. ("Stackless" is something of a misnomer,
but it does allow arbitrary resumption of arbitrary frames.)
To my mind, the non-LIFO control structure puts Python and Scheme
(and Prolog) in a class by themselves.
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