[racket-dev] [plt] Push #25575: master branch updated

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 31 10:10:44 EDT 2012

Is it appropriate then to deprecate the library and
to move the code eventually into racket/control-examples? 

On Oct 31, 2012, at 10:08 AM, Robby Findler wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Matthias Felleisen
> <matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>> At some point someone (Asumu?) mentioned that this is the only
>> use of coroutine in our code base. Is this correct?
> grep suggests that there are no more (none on planet either).
> FWIW, this is still "morally" a coroutine in the sense that it starts
> some work and pauses in the middle of the work, either resuming the
> work later or aborting the work (depending on what happened during the
> pause). And it is cooperative, pausing the work only all spots where
> it is safe to do so.
> The reason I went away from the racket/engine library is that I wanted
> to have the work happen on a specific thread (the eventspace handler
> thread for the drracket eventspace) and racket/engine doesn't do that.
> I considered using continuations but the work is in a simple tail
> recursive loop (well, except for a for-each outside that) so I just
> rewrote it directly.
> Robby

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