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Re: [Scheme-reports] Exception handling

On Mon, 02 May 2011 08:32:39 -0400, Alaric Snell-Pym  
<alaric@x> wrote:

> As an aside, I've often wondered if it might be
> desirable/possible/practical to offer an interface to introspect
> continuations by extracting the chain of closures they might be
> represented as / be isomorphic to, which is closely related to the
> notion of "call chain" in stack-defined execution models. Which would be
> far more generic than a Java-esque "backtraces exist inside exception
> objects" system...

I do not know about other Scheme implementations, but Chez Scheme provides  
such an inspector in both interactive and programmatic forms. Interesting,  
but definitely too scary to standardize.

	Aaron W. Hsu

Programming is just another word for the lost art of thinking.

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