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On 8/22/07, Roberto Ierusalimschy <> wrote:
> >      They use multiple shots to handle the browser's back button or
> > the user creating multiple windows that access the same page. When the
> > user clicks back, the old saved continuation resumes where it stopped,
> > with all its saved state, seamlessly.
> And how do they handle side effects? (Continuations do not save state,
> only control...)

     I'm not sure I'm following you. Continuations have state, just
like closures do, in the form of local variables and lexically-scoped