The Story Of Stackless Python

“This talk gives a good overview of the status of Stackless Python:

Its history from the beginning, its current status and its future development to be expected. A discussion and comparison with similar approaches like Greenlet, Eventlet and how they relate is also included.

Stackless Python 1.0 was started in 1998 as an implementation of true continuations, with all implied complications…”


100,000 tasklets: Stackless and Go

“People are talking about Google’s Go language. It supports concurrency, which here means light-weight user-space threads and inter-thread communications channels. In Stackless terms these are “tasklets” and “channels.” See Richard Tew’s more detailed description of the correspondences between these two languages…”