[plt-scheme] Re: Continuations memory accumulation problem

From: Anthony Cowley (acowley at seas.upenn.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 17 12:21:20 EDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Mar 17, 2010, at 12:12 PM, Joe Marshall wrote:
>> 99% of `OO' programming is simple imperative style wrapped up
>> with a nice bow.  Instead of 100 global variables, you have 100
>> private variables, each encapsulated in its own global instance.
>> (And a few global manager objects, `provider' objects, and magic
>> `injection' protocols....)
> But this view is only held by the uneducated programmer who
> has never heard of such people as Hewitt, Sussman, Steele, etc
> and hasn't come close to their papers. Are you one of those?
> As a matter of fact not even Kay holds this view.

It's a *really* nice bow.


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