[erlang-questions] Name For This Pattern?

Peter Wang <>
Tue Aug 21 02:51:59 CEST 2007


On 2007-08-20, David Mercer <> wrote:
> 
> 2.       Is there a name for this pattern?  I was calling it a continuation
> in my mind, because the second element of the output 2-tuple is a
> continuation function to give the next value, but I thought maybe there is a
> more specific name for this use of continuations.

In Scheme (at least) they are called streams. e.g.
http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-40/srfi-40.html

Peter




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