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Re: what is a baton?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-10 20:12:34 CEST

Scott Lenser <slenser@cs.cmu.edu> writes:
> Maybe I'm being stupid, but could someone clue me in as to what a baton is?
> I could find anything useful in the headers, docs, or web. Is it like a
> handle or a token or what? I've seen a lot of things programming over the
> years but seem to have missed this one somehow.

An opaque closure object, needed since C which does not support first
class lexical closures.

I see you have a ".cs" address, so perhaps that's enough of an answer?

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Received on Wed Jul 10 20:23:15 2002

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