save-the-world or serializable continuations

John Alfred Nathanael Chee cheecheeo at
Thu Feb 25 20:19:05 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:04, Ben <midfield at> wrote:
> hello --
> i'm wondering if there is any support for a common-lisp style
> "save-the-world" function in GHC, or more generally serializable
> continuations (in the Continuation monad?)  And if not, what would it
> take to have it?  It would be very useful for long-running restartable
> computations, amongst other things.  I realize it is a very tricky
> thing to do right, but even simplified approximations would be great.

This might not be what you're looking for, but it sounds similar and
might be a place to start:

Love in Jesus Christ, John Alfred Nathanael Chee

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