Definitions

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  • adj. Without the use of a stack (last-in-first-out data structure).

Etymologies

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stack +‎ -less

Examples

  • Recent Links Tagged With "stackless" - JabberTags replied:

    Suttree » Casual Games, Social Software » Stackless Python

  • There really are no "stackless" languages that I know of, as the complete elimination of the function call stack complicates not only design but usage - if I call a function right here, what code is executed next after the function is done?

    GameDev.Net

  • Original post by hplus0603 "stackless" is a misnomer IMO -- there's still a stack involved.

    GameDev.Net

  • The only thing with "stackless" python is that it allocates its own stacks, fiber style, rather than using the C stack.

    GameDev.Net

  • "stackless" is a misnomer IMO -- there's still a stack involved.

    GameDev.Net

  • "stackless" python is that it allocates its own stacks, fiber style, rather than using the C stack.

    GameDev.Net

  • PyPy can also have its binary generated with a stackless option, just like stackless Python, again no separate implementations to maintain.

    Planet Python

  • The biggest surprise came to me when I out of curiosity visited stackless python site and finally understood what the

    Planet Python

  • My interest in stackless is more based on what it can do for code readability and being able to process many things at once in the same thread.

    GameDev.Net

  • I knew it was a single world (no sharding) and that it had more peek concurrent users than any more users on a single server instance which is impressive by itself but what I didn't know is that it runs on (stackless) python.

    GameDev.Net

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