[gambit-list] Viewing CPS expansion?

James Long longster at gmail.com
Fri May 22 11:52:21 EDT 2009


On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 11:49 AM, James Long <longster at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 11:07 AM, D.McClain <dbm at asyrmatos.com> wrote:
>> I have speculated for some time now too, after experiments with CPS based
>> compilers on a number of occasions, that the slowdown must be due to two
>> things:
>
> This makes sense.  Somehow I became convinced that Gambit used CPS
> since continuations are so well-treated, but of course it would use a
> much more optimal technique of implementing continuations (I think I
> remember seeing a large C file which implemented the guts of
> continuations).
>
> I've also been studying Marc's "90

oops, sent that before I finished it (thank you gmail shortcuts...).
I've been studying Marc's "90 Minute Scheme to C compiler"
presentation, which got me on a CPS kick.


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