Larry Wall <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 11:36:02AM +0100, Piers Cawley wrote: > : wolverian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > : > : > On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 12:18:45PM -0400, MrJoltCola wrote: > : >> I cannot say how much Perl6 will expose to the high level language. > : > > : > That is what I'm wondering about. I'm sorry I was so unclear. > : > > : >> Can you tell me what your idea of a "scope" is? I'm thinking a > : >> continuation, and if that is what you are thinking, I'm thinking the > : >> answer to your question is yes. > : > > : > Yes. I want to know how Perl 6 exposes continuations, and how to get one > : > for, say, the current lexical scope, and if it has a method on it that > : > lets me evaluate code in that context (or some other way to do that). > : > : As I understand what Larry's said before. Out of the box, it > : doesn't. Apparently we're going to have to descend to Parrot to write > : evalcc/letcc/your-preferred-continuation-idiom equivalent. > > We'll make continuations available in Perl for people who ask for > them specially, but we're not going to leave them sitting out in the > open where some poor benighted pilgrim might trip over them unawares.
Oh goody! Presumably we're initially talking of a simple 'call_with_current_continuation'?